We are a teaching and research unit offering academic programs in Justice and Legal Studies. Our faculty are engaged in cutting-edge research in justice issues including the courts, corrections, policing, recidivism, violence against women, and substance abuse.Learn more about the Justice Center.
Our vision: Leading Alaska toward a safer, healthier, and more just society.
- UAA Justice Center is temporarily relocating for Summer 2018
- Spring 2018 Alaska Justice Forum shows impact of VPSO involvement in sexual assault cases, Aleutian/Pribilof Island Alaska Victimization Survey results, Alaska Sexual Assault Kit Initiative and more
- Payne authors workload-based staffing model for Alaska State Troopers B Detachment
- New scholarship for UAA Justice, Legal Studies, & Paralegal Studies students — Feb. 15 deadline
- AJiC Fact Sheet: "Value of Stolen Property Reported in Alaska, 1985–2016"
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The UAA Justice Center, established by the Alaska legislature in 1975, has a mandate to provide statewide justice‐related education, research, and service. The Justice Center is an interdisciplinary unit that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; conducts research in the areas of crime, law, and justice; and provides service to government units, justice agencies, and community organizations throughout urban and rural Alaska to promote a safe, healthy, and just society.