A meeting with a former paramilitary and convicted murderer in Northern Ireland gave probation service officer David Masters his first insight into the power of restorative justice and persuaded him that a career in probation was for him....
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from the article by Chris Caulfield in the Surrey Comet:
The parents of an 18-year-old murdered in the street have spent Restorative Justice Week telling school children how even the smallest decisions can have an enormous impact on people's live... READ MORE
from the article by Julia Reynolds on The Herald News:
A murder case that took 16 years to weave its way through the justice system concluded last week with the sentencing of a Soledad man to life in prison without chance of parole.
But the ... READ MORE
Source: (2012) 1936 Productions and SansPerf Productions.The Final Gift-- A Documentary Film offers an intimate look into one woman’s journey of healing following the violent death of her brother. Therese Bartholemew’s brother, Steve, died aft... READ MORE
from the entry by Ken Butigan on ZNet:
We’re so trained in the art and science of retribution that it’s sometimes hard to get a fix on what restorative justice is. I got a clue several years ago when my colleague Cynthia Stateman shared the f... READ MORE
from the article by Sayre Quevedo for Youth Radio:
An interview with restorative justice advocate, Sujatha Baliga.
Imagine victim and offender sitting across from each other in a small room containing a circle of chairs. There are no bailiffs or... READ MORE
from the article by Paul Tullis in the New York Times
….Baliga laid out the ground rules: Campbell would read the charges and summarize the police and sheriff’s reports; next the Grosmaires would speak; then Conor; then the McBrides; and fina... READ MORE
from Kris Miner's entry in Restorative Justice and Circles:
....As part of Restorative Response, a program of SCVRJP, the community can request a Circle. Restorative Response is a program to address healing after un-natural death. For example h... READ MORE
from the article by Steven Teske on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
During a hot summer day, daycare workers removed children from a van, except one — Jazzmin Green. She was two years old. Sixteen-year-old Miesha Ridley was responsible fo... READ MORE
from the article by Lisa Rea on Restorative Justice International:
It’s been 10 years since the D.C. sniper took 10 lives and wounded three. The following are two stories (including one audio tape) from Josh White of the Washington Post (Septe... READ MORE