Alaska Justice Forum 16(3), Fall 1999

Alaska Justice Forum 16(3), Fall 1999

"Disposition of DWI Arrests in Anchorage: Profiles, Filings and Prosecutions"

The Justice Center, in conjunction with Anchorage Safe Communities, has recently completed a study of the nearly 2000 adults arrested by Anchorage police for drunk driving in 1996. Justice Center research focused on describing the disposition process, describing the legal and demographic makeup of the population of adults arrested for DWI in Anchorage in 1996, and analyzing the predictive strength of legal and extralegal variables on the outcomes of the adjucation process.

"Immigration Court in Alaska: An Overview" by Antonia Moras

This article provides an overview of the structure and operation of the structure and operation of the immigration court in Anchorage. It is based on data obtained from the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), as well as information gained by the author through interviews with immigration judges, INS personnel, and immigration attorneys and through regular attendance at court hearings since 1997.

"ANTARC Meeting"

Representatives from four Alaska villages and the Justice Center met from October 31 thorugh November 5, 1999 to continue work under the Alaska Native Technical Assistance and Resource Center (ANTARC), which assists village residents with community problem-solving and gaining access to external resources and support.