Monday, February 11, 2013

Don't miss this 3rd annual series of events for National Criminal Justice Month in March!

National Criminal Justice Month 2013 poster
The  Justice Center, Justice Club, and the Pre-Law Society are sponsoring a series of lectures for National Criminal Justice Month in March.  This is the 3rd annual series of presentations focusing on criminal justice issues.

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.  Parking is free in the library surface lots.

Friday, March 1, 2013 – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Working in Institutional and Community Corrections

  • Anthony Piper, Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) Program Manager, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
  • Rebecca Tozer, Probation Officer II, Alaska Department of Corrections
  • Lt. Scott Dial & Sgt. Rodney Ramirez, Alaska Department of Corrections 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 – 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Gideon v. Wainwright: Celebrating 50 Years of Public Defenders for Criminal Offenses and a Proposal for a “Civil Gideon”
  • Prof. Richard Curtner, Federal Defender, Federal Defender’s Office 
  • Michael Schwaiger, Assistant Public Defender, Alaska Public Defender Agency 
  • Nikole Nelson, Executive Director, Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 – 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (note different start time)
Tribal Courts in Alaska: Past, Present, and Future

  • Walt Monegan, Alaska Native Justice Center CEO, Moderator 
  • Kevin Illingworth, Tribal Management Program Head and Assistant Professor, Interior-Aleutians Campus, UAF 
  • Lisa Jaeger, Tribal Government Specialist, Tanana Chiefs Conference
  • Natalie Landreth, Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund
  • Magistrate Judge Christopher McLain, Alaska Court System