Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Justice Center holds 2nd annual series of events in March for National Criminal Justice Month

The Justice Center and the UAA Justice Club are co-sponsoring a series of events during March in recognition of National Criminal Justice Month. 

All events are free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public. The series will be held in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, 3rd floor, LIB 307.

Kick-off Event
Thursday, March 1, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

"My Personal Story" David Kaczynski, brother of the so-called "Unabomber"

David Kaczynski shares his personal story of growing up with his brother, Ted.  David is the Executive Director for New Yorkers for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and is a frequent lecturer and published author and poet.

Presented in cooperation with Alaskans Against the Death Penalty.

Wednesday, March 7, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Zero Tolerance at Schools - School Discipline and the Delinquency Connection
     Dean Williams, Superintendent, McLaughlin Youth Center

Friday, March 23, 6:30
7:30 p.m.
 Substance Abuse and the Courts - Wellness Court
Judge William Morse, Wellness Court, 3rd Judicial District
     Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice Center faculty

Monday, March 26, 6:30
7:30 p.m.
 A Look at State and Local Law Enforcement in Alaska
Col. Keith Mallard, Alaska State Troopers
     Chief Mark Mew, Anchorage Police Department

Thursday, March 29, 6:30
7:30 p.m.
 A Look at Federal Law Enforcement in Alaska
Special Agent Eric Gonzales, Chief Division Counsel, FBI
     Deputy U.S. Marshal Jimmy Johnson, U.S. Marshals Service
     Group Supervisor Todd Jones, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Parking is free in surface lots by the Consortium Library.
For more information, call the Justice Center at 786-1815.