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Bringing Juvenile Offenders and Victims Together Reduces Crime, Study Says

Bringing Juvenile Offenders and Victims Together Reduces Crime, Study Says


by Gabby Bess

JUL 28 2016 8:50 PM



New research shows that restorative justice programs reduce recidivism rates more than our traditional court system.

In recent years, restorative justice programs have been implemented across the country and, in some cases, they have shown to be an effective alternative to our criminal justice system. A new study by researchers...
 

El Salvador: Dilemma Over Prosecution Of War Criminals

El Salvador: Dilemma Over Prosecution Of War Criminals

JULY 24, 2016

By Edgardo Ayala

The ruling of the highest court to repeal the amnesty law places El Salvador in the dilemma of deciding whether the country should prosecute those who committed serious violations to human rights during the civil war.

It also evidences that, more than two decades after the end of the conflict in 1992, reconciliation is proving elusive in this Central American country with
...
 

Is it time to start thinking about what you'll do for INTERNATIONAL RJ WEEK 2016? (20-27 November 2016)

Hi all, I know that some might wonder why we start talking about RJ Week when it's still nearly four months away, but anyone who's organised events will...
 

Request for advice/help/information

I have been contacted by a project manager who shall remain anonymous at this point. They are developing a pilot in which they would work with their local...
 

Lisa Rowles, Design and Development Director at Khulisa UK: restorative enquiry model, being creative, and preventative work with young people.

Hi all, I met Lisa at the Khulisa offices in North London some months back and had the opportunity to learn more about her, personally, as well as the...
 

Manual: Teaching Restorative Practices in the Classroom - by Amos Clifford

Hi all, there's been some talk about the use of RJ in classrooms and, more recently, teaching RJ in the classrooms as part of a curriculum, rather than...
 

Howard Zehr: 10 ways to live restoratively

Hi all, many of you will already be on holidays or about to be, and what good time this is to take some time to reflect on our own lives as we relax and...
 

NOMS: Grants for innovations in the prison system, Submit EoI by 19 August 2016



Reducing Reoffending | Voluntary sector grants programme


The National Offender Management Service is inviting expressions of
...
 

CoRR: Does restorative justice have a role to play in securities fraud, market manipulation and other crimes perpetrated by the financial sector?

Hi all, member IanDM, who is also the Founder of the CoRR, posted this on their group, and I thought that it might be interesting to share with you in...
 

Restorative Approaches in Schools: The State of the Art

You are warmly invited to attend and participate in an innovative conference at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge on Wednesday 28th...
 

Restorative Justice Responses to Sexual Assault - Mary Koss and Mary Achilles

Restorative Justice Responses to Sexual Assault

Mary Koss and Mary Achilles


A large international literature promotes restorative justice options as satisfying and empowering to crime victims. This paper examines restorative justice for sexual assault from the perspective of three groups of survivors: (a) adults victimized by adult perpetrators; (b) adults or juveniles victimized by juveniles; and (c) adults sexually molested as children by adults. Sexual violence within
...
 

Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence - James Ptacek and Loretta Frederick

Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence

James Ptacek and Loretta Frederick



There is an urgent need to create new ways for abused women to find justice. Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, community activists know well that justice for abused women remains elusive. The National Violence Against Women Survey indicates that only one-quarter of physical assaults in the U.S. are reported to the police. The authors of this major study
...
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Bringing Juvenile Offenders and Victims Together Reduces Crime, Study Says

Bringing Juvenile Offenders and Victims Together Reduces Crime, Study Says


by Gabby Bess

JUL 28 2016 8:50 PM



New research shows that restorative justice programs reduce recidivism rates more than our traditional court system.

In recent years, restorative justice programs have been implemented across the country and, in some cases, they have shown to be an effective alternative to our criminal justice system. A new study by researchers...
 

El Salvador: Dilemma Over Prosecution Of War Criminals

El Salvador: Dilemma Over Prosecution Of War Criminals

JULY 24, 2016

By Edgardo Ayala

The ruling of the highest court to repeal the amnesty law places El Salvador in the dilemma of deciding whether the country should prosecute those who committed serious violations to human rights during the civil war.

It also evidences that, more than two decades after the end of the conflict in 1992, reconciliation is proving elusive in this Central American country with
...
 

Is it time to start thinking about what you'll do for INTERNATIONAL RJ WEEK 2016? (20-27 November 2016)

Hi all, I know that some might wonder why we start talking about RJ Week when it's still nearly four months away, but anyone who's organised events will...
 

Request for advice/help/information

I have been contacted by a project manager who shall remain anonymous at this point. They are developing a pilot in which they would work with their local...
 

Lisa Rowles, Design and Development Director at Khulisa UK: restorative enquiry model, being creative, and preventative work with young people.

Hi all, I met Lisa at the Khulisa offices in North London some months back and had the opportunity to learn more about her, personally, as well as the...
 

Manual: Teaching Restorative Practices in the Classroom - by Amos Clifford

Hi all, there's been some talk about the use of RJ in classrooms and, more recently, teaching RJ in the classrooms as part of a curriculum, rather than...
 

Howard Zehr: 10 ways to live restoratively

Hi all, many of you will already be on holidays or about to be, and what good time this is to take some time to reflect on our own lives as we relax and...
 

NOMS: Grants for innovations in the prison system, Submit EoI by 19 August 2016



Reducing Reoffending | Voluntary sector grants programme


The National Offender Management Service is inviting expressions of
...
 

CoRR: Does restorative justice have a role to play in securities fraud, market manipulation and other crimes perpetrated by the financial sector?

Hi all, member IanDM, who is also the Founder of the CoRR, posted this on their group, and I thought that it might be interesting to share with you in...
 

Restorative Approaches in Schools: The State of the Art

You are warmly invited to attend and participate in an innovative conference at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge on Wednesday 28th...
 

Restorative Justice Responses to Sexual Assault - Mary Koss and Mary Achilles

Restorative Justice Responses to Sexual Assault

Mary Koss and Mary Achilles


A large international literature promotes restorative justice options as satisfying and empowering to crime victims. This paper examines restorative justice for sexual assault from the perspective of three groups of survivors: (a) adults victimized by adult perpetrators; (b) adults or juveniles victimized by juveniles; and (c) adults sexually molested as children by adults. Sexual violence within
...
 

Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence - James Ptacek and Loretta Frederick

Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence

James Ptacek and Loretta Frederick



There is an urgent need to create new ways for abused women to find justice. Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, community activists know well that justice for abused women remains elusive. The National Violence Against Women Survey indicates that only one-quarter of physical assaults in the U.S. are reported to the police. The authors of this major study
...
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