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33(2–3), Summer/Fall 2016

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33(2–3), Summer/Fall 2016

 

The Summer/Fall 2016 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum includes articles on the Recover Alaska intitiative to address Alaska's alcohol-related problems; therapeutic courts in Alaska; findings of the Alaska Judicial Council's analysis of felony sentencing patterns in Alaska in 2012–2013; outcomes of the Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) program in Bethel seen through the lens of Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets; and a farewell from Barbara Armstrong, whose eight-year tenure as editor of the Alaska Justice Forum is ending with this issue.

This collection includes PDFs of the complete issue and of individual articles.

Recent Submissions

  • Parker, Khristy (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) is a student-led anti-violence education group formed in 1996 by Tundra Women’s Coalition (TWC) in Bethel, Alaska. This article looks at the program in light of the 40 developmental ...
  • Carns, Teresa White (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    This article describes selected findings from the Alaska Judicial Council's recently released report Alaska Felony Sentencing Patterns: 2012–2013. The report examines factors associated with felony sentences under new ...
  • Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    Therapeutic courts — often called “problem-solving courts” or “wellness courts” — have been a growing component of the U.S. court system since the 1990s. This article provides an overview of the development of Alaska Court ...
  • Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    Barbara Armstrong, editor of the Alaska Justice Forum since 2008, is leaving the Justice Center at the end of December 2016.
  • Rivera, Marny; Hall, Tiffany (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    This article provides an overview of the strategies being implemented by the Recover Alaska initiative in its mission to reduce excessive alcohol use and related harm in Alaska by influencing social norms and perceptions ...
  • Hall, Tiffany; Armstrong, Barbara; Carns, Teresa White; Parker, Khristy (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    The Summer/Fall 2016 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum includes articles on the Recover Alaska intitiative to address Alaska's alcohol-related problems; therapeutic courts in Alaska; findings of the Alaska Judicial Council's ...

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