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Seeking alternatives to violence in Back of the Yards

from the article by Daisy Contreras in the Chicago Reporter: Even though he grew up under a dictatorship in Chile, Brother Juan Acuña  says he had not been exposed to the levels of violence he sees regularly in the Back of the Yards n... READ MORE

Tania's story

from the article on Restorative Justice Council: When Tania* was robbed on a busy street, her confidence was destroyed. Here, she talks about why she decided to take part in a restorative justice conference with her mugger, and what it gave her b... READ MORE

Project offers 'new' justice for victims of serious crimes

from the article by Adam Knight in Hereford Times: A groundbreaking project that sits victims of crime down with offenders is set to be rolled out in Herefordshire. Restorative Justice is a concept that has seen real success elsewhere in the wor... READ MORE

Sexual Violence Research Initiative: Restorative justice

from the website: Across the world, only a tiny proportion of survivors/victims of sexual violence ever see their rapist punished. There is increasing awareness that the requirements of legal proceedings are often in conflict with the needs of ... READ MORE

Meeting criminals helps the healing

From the article by Tess McClureon Stuff.co.nz: For Linda Dyne, meeting her son's killer was the first step toward moving on. When 25-year-old Justin Dyne disappeared in winter 2000, Dyne never saw him again. Months later, his strangled b... READ MORE

Restorative Justice 'can be justified' in serious cases

from the article by Jack Sommers in Police Oracle: Frontline officers have a judgement call to make when deciding whether victims of more serious offences would benefit from Restorative Justice (RJ) rather than a prosecution, a senior officer has... READ MORE