JUST S131 Rural Justice in Alaska
3 credits (3+0)
An examination of the application of the western justice system to remote Alaska villages including issues that arise from cultural conflicts, difficulties associated with a centralized justice system servicing remote communities off the road system, the Federal/Indian or Native Alaskan relationship, and a description of criminal behavior occurring in the villages. Exposure to alcohol and substance related issues. These include Tribal justice-related solutions, local options laws, and other efforts to curb the negative aspects of alcohol and substance abuse in rural Alaska.