Justice Center News
For earlier stories, see the UAA Justice Center Blog.
November 25, 2020
Payne and others launch free online conference for criminology and criminal justice, filling gaps from national conferences cancelled due to COVID-19.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The Alaska Justice Forum has resumed publication with our Fall 2019 issue. In this issue we explore a study of Alaska sexual assault survivor experiences; recent changes to Alaska sex offense law; an innovative academy that trains health care providers to support victims of interpersonal violence; and how legal representation affects custody determinations in divorce cases.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
An update on the Justice Center's new location, and on our work during times of change at the university.
Friday, July 19, 2019
Changing careers can be challenging, to say the least. But with his Justice Center degrees as a starting point, Mark Heinrichs is laying the foundation for his dream job in the legal field—and his effort is paying off.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Analysis of state court system data shows a steady decrease in trial court filings for violent and property crimes, but an increase in weapons case filings.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Mark Turberville was one of the first paralegal interns ever to work at the Anchorage Municipal Prosecutor’s Office. Using what he learned in his classes, he quickly proved that a good paralegal can be indispensable.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Assistant Professor Rob Henderson brings experience as a long-time Alaska prosecutor—and as an alum of the Justice Center himself. Now he’s ready to inspire students pursuing their own legal and justice careers.
Friday, June 9, 2019
Laura Eagle knows how difficult it can be when life takes unexpected turns. She wants to use her paralegal studies classes—and a budding career in the court system—to empower her family and her community.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Dr. Troy Payne coauthored an article "Place management in neighborhood context: An analysis of crime at apartments in Cincinnati" published in Security Journal.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The Anchorage field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is accepting applications for a unique Fall 2019 internship open only to UAA Justice Program students. The application deadline is 5:00 PM on Friday, June 14, 2019. [Update: applicatons now closed.]
Monday, May 20, 2019
We sat down to talk with alumna April Stone about what it’s like to be a nontraditional student pursuing a law career.
Friday, April 19, 2019
KTVA Channel 11 News in Anchorage and the Anchorage Press reported this week on the Alaska SAKI research study being conducted by Dr. Ingrid Johnson of the UAA Justice Center.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
The January 2019 issue of the AJiC Fact Sheet, "Property Crime in Alaska 1985–2017," describes Alaska property crime trends from 1985 through 2017, with a focus on motor vehicle theft rate trends.