Friday, February 27, 2015

Join us on March 2nd! National Criminal Justice Month speaker discusses 40 years of experience in corrections

"40 Years in Corrections: Are We Going Forward or Backward? "

March is National Criminal Justice Month.

Dr. Allen Ault.
Join us to hear Dr. Allen Ault, Dean of the College of Justice & Safety at Eastern Kentucky University, share his experiences as Commissioner of Corrections in Georgia, Colorado, and Mississippi; warden of a maximum -security prison; and Chief of Special Projects, National Institute of Corrections, U.S. Department of Justice.

Date/time: Monday, March 2nd, 2015, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307

Admission: Free
Free in the following lots only - Library Main Lot, Library NE Lot, and East Parking Garage. 

(The Central Parking Garage and surface lot are pay parking only.) Click here for Google map - click on markers to find free parking areas. 
Dr. Ault will discuss his years in corrections, and his work on corrections initiatives such as reentry and inmate mental health, and how his experiences have shaped his view on the death penalty.

This event is sponsored by the Justice Center, the Pre-Law Society, and the Justice Club. Dr. Troy Payne and Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., are the Justice Center faculty advisors for this event.

In 2009 the United States Congress established March as National Criminal Justice Month. The purpose of National Criminal Justice Month is to promote societal awareness regarding the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime.