This article briefly examines the evidence-based approach to
policymaking in criminal justice.
The article also describes the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, a
“smart justice” approach to reducing recidivism that is being led in Alaska by the Alaska Justice
Information Center (AJiC), housed in the UAA Justice Center.
This article summarizes the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission's
recommendations for criminal justice reform in Alaska included in the
Commission's Justice Reinvestment Report released in December 2015.