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    The Washington Post: How to curb violence, and mass incarceration, by focusing on crime victims

    How to curb violence, and mass incarceration, by focusing on crime victims

    By Tom Jackman February 16
    I first met Danielle Sered last fall when she spoke on a Washington Post Live panel about criminal justice reform (video above). Her ideas, and her practical experience with the Brooklyn-based group Common Justice, struck me as both totally sensible and totally revolutionary. Today, Sered and Common Justice, a project of the Vera Institute of Justice, are releasing a detailed report titled...
     

    Russell Webster: Manchester probation struggling to implement new model

    Manchester probation struggling to implement new model





    16th February 2017
    Inspectors report on Greater...
     

    The Wheaton Record: Unmasking Mass Incarceration

    Unmasking Mass Incarceration

    ALEX KIRCHNER | GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER



    Prison or Mercy? The dichotomy need not exist for incarcerated individuals according to the restorative justice model, which proposes holding a person accountable for their actions while restoring their relationship to community. Karen Swanson, Director of Wheaton’s Institute for Prison Ministries, shared a story of an incarcerated young man whose life was transformed by a show of restorative...
     

    Julie Macfarlane’s “The New Lawyer”

    The New Lawyer



    Lawyers, law professors and law students are reading Julie Macfarlane’s “The New Lawyer” (already in its 4th
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    Restore:london seeks a new user scrutiny panel member

    RESTORE:LONDON SEEKS A NEW USER SCRUTINY PANEL MEMBER

    Restore:London are developing a victim led pan London restorative justice service on behalf on MOPAC....
     

    The Star: Mother reflects on having revenge fantasies to eventual forgiveness of her daughter’s killer

    Mother reflects on having revenge fantasies to eventual forgiveness of her daughter’s killer

    Wilma Derksen describes how she has gone from revenge fantasies to letting go in the 32 years since her daughter Candace’s killing. It’s an effort that continues even as the trial is still going on.
    By DONOVAN VINCENTNews reporter
    Sun., Feb. 19, 2017



    Wilma Derksen used to have revenge fantasies about what she would do to predators like the one who kidnapped and killed...
     

    Unitive Justice: INTRODUCTION TO UNITIVE JUSTICE AND CIRCLE FACILITATION, Richmond (VA), 13-17 March 2017

    INTRODUCTION TO UNITIVE JUSTICE AND CIRCLE FACILITATION


    UPCOMING workshop: Richmond, VA


    Register on the WebStore
    ...
     

    Sawbonna-Restorative Justice Blog: Pollsmoor Prison & The Colour of Justice.

    Good-Morning,
    In my guest lecture at Humber College yesterday, but a day after being home from Cape Town, SA, where i gave talks and workshops about
    ...
     

    Education Week Teacher: Q&A How to Practice Restorative Justice in Schools

    Response: How to Practice Restorative Justice in Schools

    By Larry Ferlazzo on February 6, 2016 12:23 PM

    This week's question is:


    What is restorative justice (also known as restorative practices) and what does it look like in schools?

    Recently, there has been the beginning of a push towards restorative justice, also known as restorative practices, in schools. It's viewed as an alternative to the typical punish/suspend method of discipline that has been historically...
     

    2017 Restorative Justice Conference: Creating an Equitable and Just Society - Challenges and Possibilities, NY, Proposals due by 26 March 2017

    2017 Restorative Justice Conference: Creating an Equitable and Just Society - Challenges and Possibilities

    May 5, 2017 Restorative Justice Conference

    ...
     

    Lisa Rea (RJI): President Trump, criminal justice reform and restorative justice

    President Trump, criminal justice reform and restorative justice

    Lisa Rea, President, Restorative Justice International (RJI)

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    True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others - Jonathan Sacks
     

    The Washington Post: How to curb violence, and mass incarceration, by focusing on crime victims

    How to curb violence, and mass incarceration, by focusing on crime victims

    By Tom Jackman February 16
    I first met Danielle Sered last fall when she spoke on a Washington Post Live panel about criminal justice reform (video above). Her ideas, and her practical experience with the Brooklyn-based group Common Justice, struck me as both totally sensible and totally revolutionary. Today, Sered and Common Justice, a project of the Vera Institute of Justice, are releasing a detailed report titled...
     

    Russell Webster: Manchester probation struggling to implement new model

    Manchester probation struggling to implement new model





    16th February 2017
    Inspectors report on Greater...
     

    The Wheaton Record: Unmasking Mass Incarceration

    Unmasking Mass Incarceration

    ALEX KIRCHNER | GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER



    Prison or Mercy? The dichotomy need not exist for incarcerated individuals according to the restorative justice model, which proposes holding a person accountable for their actions while restoring their relationship to community. Karen Swanson, Director of Wheaton’s Institute for Prison Ministries, shared a story of an incarcerated young man whose life was transformed by a show of restorative...
     

    Julie Macfarlane’s “The New Lawyer”

    The New Lawyer



    Lawyers, law professors and law students are reading Julie Macfarlane’s “The New Lawyer” (already in its 4th
    ...
     

    Restore:london seeks a new user scrutiny panel member

    RESTORE:LONDON SEEKS A NEW USER SCRUTINY PANEL MEMBER

    Restore:London are developing a victim led pan London restorative justice service on behalf on MOPAC....
     

    The Star: Mother reflects on having revenge fantasies to eventual forgiveness of her daughter’s killer

    Mother reflects on having revenge fantasies to eventual forgiveness of her daughter’s killer

    Wilma Derksen describes how she has gone from revenge fantasies to letting go in the 32 years since her daughter Candace’s killing. It’s an effort that continues even as the trial is still going on.
    By DONOVAN VINCENTNews reporter
    Sun., Feb. 19, 2017



    Wilma Derksen used to have revenge fantasies about what she would do to predators like the one who kidnapped and killed...
     

    Unitive Justice: INTRODUCTION TO UNITIVE JUSTICE AND CIRCLE FACILITATION, Richmond (VA), 13-17 March 2017

    INTRODUCTION TO UNITIVE JUSTICE AND CIRCLE FACILITATION


    UPCOMING workshop: Richmond, VA


    Register on the WebStore
    ...
     

    Sawbonna-Restorative Justice Blog: Pollsmoor Prison & The Colour of Justice.

    Good-Morning,
    In my guest lecture at Humber College yesterday, but a day after being home from Cape Town, SA, where i gave talks and workshops about
    ...
     

    Education Week Teacher: Q&A How to Practice Restorative Justice in Schools

    Response: How to Practice Restorative Justice in Schools

    By Larry Ferlazzo on February 6, 2016 12:23 PM

    This week's question is:


    What is restorative justice (also known as restorative practices) and what does it look like in schools?

    Recently, there has been the beginning of a push towards restorative justice, also known as restorative practices, in schools. It's viewed as an alternative to the typical punish/suspend method of discipline that has been historically...
     

    2017 Restorative Justice Conference: Creating an Equitable and Just Society - Challenges and Possibilities, NY, Proposals due by 26 March 2017

    2017 Restorative Justice Conference: Creating an Equitable and Just Society - Challenges and Possibilities

    May 5, 2017 Restorative Justice Conference

    ...
     

    Lisa Rea (RJI): President Trump, criminal justice reform and restorative justice

    President Trump, criminal justice reform and restorative justice

    Lisa Rea, President, Restorative Justice International (RJI)

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