Dec. 8, 2016: Panel discussion on criminal justice reform and Senate Bill 91

by Michelle Saport  |   

20161208-criminal-justice-reform-panelCriminal justice reform: A discussion of Senate Bill 91 Thursday, Dec. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wendy Williamson Auditorium

Join the UAA Justice Center and Justice Club for a panel discussion on Senate Bill 91, a law intended to reduce Alaska's prison population and associated operating costs while also enhancing public safety.

For more background: View the full text of the bill and related information at the Alaska State Legislature website; and read about the passage of the bill at Alaska Dispatch News, "Alaska Gov. Walker signs crime reform bill into law."

Panelists:

  • Lt. Kris Sell, Alaska Criminal Justice Commission
  • Barbara Dunham, Alaska Criminal Justice Commission
  • Geri Fox, Alaska Division of Pretrial Services
  • Araceli Valle, Ph.D., Alaska Justice Information Center
  • Troy Payne, Ph.D., Justice Center faculty
  • Jeff Jessee, member of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission and program officer for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, will act as moderator.

This event is free and open to the public. Free parking for this event is available in lots adjacent to the Wendy Williamson Auditorium.

Creative Commons License "Dec. 8, 2016: Panel discussion on criminal justice reform and Senate Bill 91" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.