Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Alaska Justice Forum article cited in brief challenging Alaska's ban on food assistance for drug felons

"Prisoner Reentry and the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act," an article published in the Winter 2011 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum (Vol. 27, No. 4), was cited in a trial court brief filed by Alaska Legal Services Corporation challenging the State of Alaska's lifetime ban on food assistance for drug felons.  The case is before the Superior Court of the Third Judicial District, Cyril Reape v. State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Assistance.