Parole is an alternative to incarceration that provides community safety and accountability. The Alaska Board of Parole is responsible for assessing the likelihood the individual will re-offend and...
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice in Alaska
Another young Alaskan has died in DOC custody, marking the 11th death this year. But DOC isn’t counting her.
The Alaska Civil Liberties Union of Alaska believes Indigenous peoples and their governments have inherent sovereignty, the right to govern themselves and their lands and determine their own futures.
AFN resolution calls for investigation into disproportionate number of Alaska Native deaths in prisons statewide
On Saturday, October 21, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) introduced and passed Resolution 23-07, calling for an independent federal investigation into the disproportionate prison deaths of Alaska...
Today, the Alaska State Board of Education and Early Development approved a proposal that violates the privacy and equal protection rights of students across Alaska.
ACLU of Alaska sues the Alaska Department of Corrections for wrongful deaths of incarcerated Alaskans
The ACLU of Alaska and the law firm of Friedman Rubin filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) on behalf of the family of James Rider, one of the 18 people who died...
'DEcarcerated' is an event hosted by the ACLU of Alaska to humanize individuals who have interacted with the criminal legal system, and to create space for those who are incarcerated to be part of the community.