Alaska Justice Forum, Volume 18

Alaska Justice Forum 18(1), Spring 2001

The Spring 2001 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on hate or bias crimes and existing laws regarding hate crime, both federal and state; hate crime incident reported in Anchorage in 1999; and corrections populations in mid-2000, with the U.S. now incarcerating people at a higher rate than any other country.

Alaska Justice Forum 18(2), Summer 2001

The Summer 2001 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features the Emmonak Elders' Group, which since 1999 has handles certain non-felony juvenile cases in the village of Emmonak, a predominately Yup'ik community on the Yukon Delta of western Alaska; and statistics on Alaska traffic fatilities from 1975 to 1999.

Alaska Justice Forum 18(3), Fall 2001

The Summer 2001 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features the Emmonak Elders' Group, which since 1999 has handles certain non-felony juvenile cases in the village of Emmonak, a predominately Yup'ik community on the Yukon Delta of western Alaska; and statistics on Alaska traffic fatilities from 1975 to 1999.

Alaska Justice Forum 18(4), Winter 2002

The Winter 2002  issue of the Alaska Justice Forum focuses on mental health and the justice system, with two articles about Anchorage Mental Health Court, one of the first four mental health courts in the U.S.; a description of several therapeutic court projects being implemented by the Alaska Court System; and a discussion of the mentally ill in correctional institutions in Alaska and nationwide where, in 2000, one in every eight state prisoners was receiving some mental health therapy or counseling services. An additional article presents figures from the Bureau of Justice Statistics on justice system expenditures in Alaska and the nation.