Alaska Justice Forum 8(3), Fall 1991


"Alaska Civil Rule 90.3 and Child Support in 1989" by Emily E. Read and Ginny Fay

The Justice Center study Child Support in Alaska: An Examination of the Effectiveness and Impact of Alaska's Child Support Guidelines indicates that Alaska has made significant progress in standardizing child support orders under Court Rule 90.3, but that proportional disparities in awards exist when examined by community, type of case and type of establishment procedure.

"Crime and the Nation's Households, 1990 (A BJS Report)" by Bureau of Justice Statistics

In 1990, 24 percent of U.S. households were victimized by a rape, robbery, assault, thefts, burglary, or motor vehicle theft, the lowest annual percentage since 1975, when a third of all households experienced a crime. This article presents estimates of crime victimization experienced in American households from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Based on the BJS report "Crime and the Nation's Households, 1991," NCJ-136950.

"Library Resources"

New holdings in the Justice Center library.