David Kaczinski, brother of the 'Unabomber,' shares his family story

2012-03-08 by

David Kaczynski, brother of the so-called “Unabomber,” shares his personal story of growing up with his brother, Ted. David is the executive director for New Yorkers for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and a frequent lecturer and published author and poet. His wife, Linda, also shares her thoughts related to the family’s troubled relative.

This event was co-sponsored by the UAA Justice Center, UAA Justice Club and Alaskans Against the Death Penalty to coincide with National Criminal Justice Month. For more events, check the link to the Justice Center blog below.

This podcast was recorded March 1, 2012.

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UAA Justice Center
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Wikipedia summary

Steve Barnes exonerated through DNA evidence after 20 years in prison

2011-11-29 by

Steve Barnes of New York state was wrongfully imprisoned 20 years for murder and rape. He was exonerated through DNA testing in 2008. His talk in Alaska was sponsored by the Alaska Innocence Project and the UAA Justice Center.

This podcast was recorded Nov. 2, 2011.

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Falsely imprisoned for 20 years, Steve Barnes speaks at UAA
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Innocent man released after 20 years
Alaska Innocence Project
Non profit, website
UAA Justice Center

Race-based University admissions, Part II: Faculty Discussion, Public Q & A

2010-09-21 by

In Part Two of this debate over race-based admissions to University campuses, four UAA faculty members discuss aspects of the debate. They include Dr. Diane Hirshberg, ISER and Education; Dr. Cheryl Easley, Dean of the College of Health and Social Welfare; Dr. Robert Boeckmann, associate professor of Psychology; and Jason Brandeis of the Justice department.

Their remarks appear at approximately these times:
—Hirshberg: .54 seconds
—Brandeis: 7:52
—Easley: 12:53
—Boeckmann: 19:02
—Audience Q & A: 26:24

This event is sponsored by the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) and the UAA/APU Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues. It was recorded on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 in Library 307.

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