Justice Center and Alumni Events

For questions about upcoming or past events, contact the Justice Center at
786-1815 or email us.

2013-2014 Academic Year Events

Justice Alumni Chapter Meeting
Sunday, April 13, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

An informal meeting of the recently chartered Justice Alumni Chapter of the UAA Alumni Association will be held on Sunday, April 13 at 6 - 8 p.m. at the home of Dr. Allan Barnes, chapter faculty advisor.

Anyone who has graduated with a degree or certificate from the Justice Center is automatically a member.

If you would like to attend, please contact Dr. Allan Barnes at arbarnes@uaa.alaska.edu or 907-786-1819 or Bridgette Ellis, chapter chair at bridgeellis@gmail.com.  Click here for a map.

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At a recent student event, (l to r), Dr. Allan Barnes;
John Havelock, first Director of the Justice Center; and
Bridgette Ellis, chapter chair.

Panel on reducing domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska - March 19

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Alpha Phi Sigma, UAA Omega Xi Chapter of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and the UAA Justice Center are presenting a panel discussion on reducing domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska.

The event is part of the "NO MORE" national campaign to increase greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault. The week of March 17 is National "No More" Week and marks the one-year anniversary of this campaign.  The UAA event is part of this effort.  

What: "NO MORE Silence in the Dark"
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Place: UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307
Cost:  This program is free and open to UAA faculty, staff, students, and the public.
Parking:  Free parking in the main library lot, northeast library lot, and east parking garage off Alumni Drive

Dean Curtis Bridge, Willamette University College of Law, speaks at UAA.


Topic: "Legal Ethics" followed by a q and a on law school prep and admissions.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
SSB 251

"The Resurgence of Tribal Courts: A Tribal Judge's Perspective" - November 18, 2013

Tribal Judge David Voluck, Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes, speaks at UAA on"The Resurgence of Tribal Courts: A Tribal Judge's Perspective"
Monday, Nov 18, 2013
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: UAA/APU Library, LIB 307

Judge Voluck is an attorney, and in 2008 was appointed Chief Judge of the Sitka Tribal Court. In 2010, he was appointed Magistrate/Judge for the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes. Judge Voluck was appointed Presiding Judge Pro Tem in 2012 for the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government.  His legal experience includes work for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and as a member of the law firm of Landye, Bennett, and Blumstein, LLP.  Judge Voluck is the co-author with David Case of the legal treatise, Alaska Natives and American Laws. He is a noted lecturer on a variety of topics related to Indian law,  Tribal Courts, Native culture, and their interplay with religion. This event is free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public.  For more information, contact Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., Justice faculty, at 786-1810.


Alpha Phi Sigma Induction Ceremony

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307

2012-2013 Academic Year Events

National Criminal Justice Month - March 2013

Alpha Phi Sigma Induction Ceremony - March 2013