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Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...Skinner said. "The criminal justice system is just not set up to be...children aren't ready for the criminal justice system.All the children who served...cases that continue in the criminal justice system, there is support for the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/child-abuse-alaska-knowing-signs-and-st
Local
Cold case murder trial jury selection underway

...method of questioning. The assistant public defender asked the group to contemplate the "platitudes" of the criminal justice system more critically from why there is a presumption of innocence for his client to - perhaps notably in this case...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-18/cold-case-murder-trial-jury-selection-u
Local
Alaska Senate passes sweeping crime bill

...administrative positions with an annual price tag of $603,600. The grant fund itself is budgeted for $550,000. The Criminal Justice System for reviewing the state's sentencing laws will have three positions budgeted at $320,000 and be in operation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/alaska-senate-passes-sweeping-crime-bil
State | AK legislature
Crime bill tries to slow Alaska incarceration rate

...get on their feet will also mean six new administrative positions with an annual price tag of $603,600. The Criminal Justice System for reviewing the state's sentencing laws will have three positions budgeted at $320,000 and be in operation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-08/crime-bill-tries-slow-alaska-incarcerat
State | AK legislature
Haven House: Right idea, wrong place

...nearly everyone has been touched by crime, my family included. Many in Juneau have had encounters with the criminal justice system, served time themselves, or had a family member or loved one who has.Everyone sustains some hope that many of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-24/haven-house-right-idea-wrong-place
Opinion
Senate committee advances crime bill

...consequences administered within 24 hours, a fund to assist newly released inmates to prevent re-entry into the criminal justice system and credit for going through rehabilitation programs to count as part of an incarceration sentence.Much of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/senate-committee-advances-crime-bill
State | AK legislature
Senate Bill would reform Alaska's prison system

...Justice Commission which would review, analyze and evaluate the effects of laws and practices in the state's criminal justice system.? Establishing the Probation and Parole Accountability with Certain Enforcement (PACE) program, which would be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-04/senate-bill-would-reform-alaskas-prison
State
Crime bill change targets abduction attempts

...residential treatment facility, and establishing a fund to assist newly released inmates to prevent re-entry into the criminal justice system.It will have another hearing Friday.Wielechowski's amendment came after the girl's mother testified about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/crime-bill-change-targets-abduction-att
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Don't judge victims of domestic violence

...vulnerabilities publicly and to strangers?Our criminal justice system asks victims of crimes of sexual and physical...them. Who among us would sign up for that?The criminal justice system is a power-based system where the person who's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-11/my-turn-dont-judge-victims-domestic-v
Opinion
A renewed priority, city continues to go after businesses to collect unpaid taxes

...business' liquor license, which is a separate process.If civil means fail, that's when a case escalates to the criminal justice system. Hartle calls it a last resort."We try other things first," Hartle said. "... People will pay attention...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-12/renewed-priority-city-continues-go-afte
Local

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