2013 Justice Center Events

The UAA Justice Center is a sponsor or participant in a number of events throughout the year. See individual event pages for podcasts, videos, handouts, and other resources associated with the events.


Working in Institutional and Community Corrections

""National Criminal Justice Month 2013
March 1, 2013
UAA/APU Consortium Library

A panel presentation focusing on careers in corrections.


Event page includes audio podcastGideon v. Wainwright: Celebrating 50 Years of Public Defenders for Criminal Offenses and a Proposal for a “Civil Gideon”

""National Criminal Justice Month 2013
March 7, 2013
UAA/APU Consortium Library

A panel presentation on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, requiring states to provide counsel for criminal defendants unable to afford attorneys; and a proposal for a "civil Gideon." Resource: Audio podcast.


Event page includes PDF of slide presentationEvent page includes audio podcastEvent page includes videoTribal Courts in Alaska: 
Past, Present, and Future

""National Criminal Justice Month 2013
March 27, 2013
UAA/APU Consortium Library

A distinguished panel of experts discussed the history of tribal courts and the concept of sovereignty, the organization of and training for tribal courts, jurisdictional issues, and how the Alaska Court System has been engaging with villages along the upper Yukon in the sentencing of misdemeanors. Resources: video of panel discussion; podcast of panel discussion; PDFs of presentation materials.


Event page includes PDF of slide presentationEvent page includes audio podcastThe Resurgence of Tribal Courts: 
A Tribal Judge's Perspective

""November 18, 2013
UAA/APU Consortium Library

Tribal Judge David Voluck spoke on the resurgence of Alaska Native tribal courts and their relationship to the movement for Alaska Native tribal sovereignty. Judges from Kenaitze Indian Tribe Tribal Court also attended the event and participated in the question and answer session. Resources: Audio podcast, PDF of slide presentation.