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Response to Proposed Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Source: (1992) John Howard Society of Alberta. Dowloaded 20 January 2005.In 1992 the Canadian federal government proposed a Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA). The CCRA was to provide a framework to guide the Correctional Service of Ca... READ MORE

Restorative Justice, the Community, and Charitable Organizations

Source: (2004) Community Issues in Criminal Justice. The Reporter (John Howard Society of Alberta). Spring. Dowloaded 20 January 2005.For years the John Howard Society of Alberta has been reviewing developments in restorative justice. The literatu... READ MORE

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Programs

Source: (1998) John Howard Society of Alberta. Dowloaded 20 January 2005.As characterized by the John Howard Society of Alberta, the formalized criminal justice system is based on a retributive approach to criminal justice, with crime construed as... READ MORE

Response to the Alberta Summit on Justice

Source: (1998) John Howard Society of Alberta. Dowloaded 20 January 2005.In January 1999, the Alberta provincial government convened the Alberta Summit on Justice to improve public confidence and community participation in the justice system. The ... READ MORE

An Alternative Measures Model

Source: (1988) Access to Justice NetworkSection 4 of the Young Offenders Act (Canada, 1984) legislates the use of alternative measures where it is in the best interest of the youth and of society. The intent of alternative measures is to reduce th... READ MORE

Briefing Paper on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Source: (1993) Access to Justice Network. Publication of the John Howard Society of Alberta - 1995.The alternative dispute resolution movement originated in response to mounting dissatisfaction with the adversarial court process and the perceived ... READ MORE

Restorative Justice

Source: (1997) Access to Justice Network. Publication of the John Howard Society of Alberta. Downloaded 20 January 2005.In this report, the John Howard Society of Alberta argues that restorative justice offers an alternative to Canada's current pu... READ MORE