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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.

Generally offered Fall semester or as demand warrants.

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