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2015 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 of slide presentation

Event page includes audio podcast

40 Years in Corrections: 
Are We Going Forward or Backward?

""National Criminal Justice Month 2015
March 2, 2015
UAA/APU Consortium Library

Dr. Allen Ault discussed his 40-year career in corrections, his work on corrections initiatives such as reentry and inmate mental health, and how his experiences have shaped his view on the death penalty. Resources: event podcast; PDF of slide presentation.

Eighth Polar Law Symposium — Alaska 2015

September 23–24, 2015 (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
September 25–26, 2015 (University of Alaska Anchorage)

The Eighth Polar Law Symposium invited participants to consider how polar science and scholarship can combine with the practice of law, broadly understood, to strengthen Arctic peoples and places. How can lawyers and legal scholars interact with scientists and academics from other disciplines to the benefit of the Arctic? Can models of cooperation between scientists, scholars and lawyers from other geographic areas be adapted for the Arctic? What can lawyers and academics from all disciplines contribute to each other’s understanding on issues of common concern? The symposium was co-hosted by Alaska Pacific University (APU), the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Alaska Anchorage (through the Justice Center and the Institute of Social and Economic Research), the University of Washington School of Law, and Vermont Law School, in cooperation with the Arctic Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association.