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Rural justice a focus for Fabe in 'State of the Judiciary'

...courts must work together closely to ensure a system of rural justice delivery that responds to the needs of every village...courts."I appreciated Chief Justice Fabe's focus on rural justice," said Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka...
Alaska Digest

...We deserve justice in our smaller communities." Panelists, including most members of the newly formed Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission, also heard some successes, highlights and advice for improvement during the meeting...
Native convention opens in Fairbanks

...pipeline from the North Slope, and education. The Alaska Rural Justice and Law Commission will deliver a report on its ongoing work to advise Congress and the Alaska Legislature on rural justice issues. The convention ends Saturday with delegates...
Alaska crime victims isolated

...A report this year by the federally appointed Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission recommends stronger anti-alcohol...have difficulties helping victims. According to the rural justice group, VPSOs are limited to protecting crime scenes...
Neighbors Digest survivors. AMSEA can be contacted directly at (907) 747-3287. Law enforcement commission to meet The Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Treadwell Room of the Baranof...
Law would set up separate legal system for Native villages

...most attention in Alaska has focused on the new Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission. The commission is charged...Rather, it seeks a practical solution to the issue of rural justice and law enforcement," he said. The nine-member...
Sica, Botelho recognized for dedication in city government roles

...board, Botelho also has served as president of the Alaska Conference of Mayors, and served on the Federal Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission through AML.Botelho's approach to local government is about balance and interaction...
Alaska courts taking new approach to rural justice

JUNEAU - Alaska Magistrate Mike Jackson of Kake first heard of "circle sentencing" in the mid-1990s, when alcohol-related problems in his village were burgeoning.
Botelho has unfinished business

...serves on the board of directors for the Alaska Immigration Justice Project, and is a commissioner on the Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission. Contact reporter Eric Morrison at 523-2269 or
Alaska editorial: Alaska villages need better justice system co-chairman of the Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement could sidetrack the rural justice commission's work. But U...excuse for inaction. We hope the rural justice commission can produce consensus...


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