"Survey of Tribal Court Effectiveness Studies" by Ryan Fortson and Jacob A. CarbaughAn examination of empirical studies that have been conducted on the effectiveness of tribal courts, both in terms of reduction in recidivism and participant attitudes, and a look at some of the challenges to implementing a tribal court effectiveness study in Alaska. Includes a bibliography.
"Community Justice Initiatives in the Galena District Court" by Jeff D. MayAn examination of a community outreach program in rural Alaska whereby an Alaska Court System judge uses restorative justice principles in village sentencing hearings.
"Key Acts and Cases for Alaska Tribal Court Jurisdiction" by Ryan FortsonAn annotated survey of Alaska and federal case law and statutes tracing the development of tribal court jurisdiction in Alaska.
"Current Issues Regarding Alaska Tribal Court Jurisdiction" by Ryan FortsonAn examination of some of the unresolved issues that will shape tribal court jurisdiction in Alaska in coming years.
"Rural Governance Report 2014" by Mara KimmelHighlights from the 2014 report of the reconvened Rural Governance Commission, with a focus on pathways necessary to ensure public safety for rural Alaskans.
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