2014 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.


Event page includes PDFs about panelists and initiative

Event page includes video

Time to Legalize? A Public Discussion 
on Marijuana Law and Policy

""National Criminal Justice Month 2014
March 5, 2014
Wendy Williamson Auditorium, University of Alaska Anchorage

This discussion took place a week after a ballot measure to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana for recreational use in Alaska was officially certified for inclusion on the August 19, 2014 primary ballot. Ballot Measure 2 was eventually moved to the November 4, 2014 general election, and was approved by a vote of 53% to 47%. Resources: panelist biographies; information on initiative; video of event; media coverage.


Event page includes PDF of slide presentationEvent page includes audio podcastEvent page includes video

No More Silence in the Dark: A Panel Discussion on Reducing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Alaska

""National Criminal Justice Month 2014
March 19, 2014
Wendy Williamson Auditorium, University of Alaska Anchorage

A panel discussion on intimate partner violence and sexual violence in Alaska presented as part of "UAA Says No More" week. Resources: event podcast; PDF of slide presentation; video PSA.


Event page includes complete conference materials and statutory updates since 2014.Minor Consuming Alcohol (MCA) Conference

""April 4, 2014
Snowden Training Center, Alaska Court System

A conference responding to concern about MCA cases and underage drinking in Alaska. UAA Justice Center faculty participated at the conference sponsored by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and the Minor Consuming Alcohol Subcommittee of the Alaska Supreme Court's Fairness, Diversity, and Equality Committee. Resources: Complete conference materials.


Event page includes videoTraffic Stops: What to Expect from Police

Anchorage Police Department badgeNovember 5, 2014
UAA/APU Consortium Library

Anchorage Police Department officers and the ACLU of Alaska answer questions about how to respond when pulled over by the police in this community forum on traffic stops cosponsored with the Anchorage Police Department, the Anchorage Community Police Relations Task Force, and the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission. Resources: Event video.