Friday, July 24, 2009

Dr. Rosay to present sexual assault research to Alaska Senate Judiciary Committee

Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center Director, will present Justice Center research on sexual assault to the Senate Judiciary Committee of the Alaska State Legislature on Monday, August 3, 2009. This Senate Judiciary Committee meeting is focused on reducing sexual assault in Alaska and will also include presentations by Tara Henry (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program), Lt. Michelle Bucher (Anchorage Police Department), Richard Crousie (Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association), Commissioner Joe Masters (Alaska Department of Public Safety), and Sue McLean (Alaska Department of Law).

Members of the committee are Senator Hollis French (D-Anchorage), Chair; Senator Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage), Vice Chair; Senator Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage); Senator Gene Therriault (R-North Pole); and Senator Dennis Egan (D-Juneau).

For further information on sexual assault in Alaska, see the Justice Center bibliography on violence against women.