Source: (2013) The British Journal of Criminology. 54(1):109-127.Agreements are key outcomes in restorative justice conferences. However, there is debate over the effectiveness of such agreements to reduce post-conference offending. Research sugge... READ MORE
from the article by Danny Bishop on Collegian Central:
Everyone makes mistakes, and the City of Fort Collins and Colorado State University have Restorative Justice programs which allow legal mistakes to be handled through conferencing instead of ... READ MORE
from the article in Otago Daily Times:
North Otago victims of crime are getting more say in a restorative justice process that has been hailed ''a North Otago success story''.
Restorative justice conferences are only one element administered... READ MORE
Source: (1994) In C. Alder and J. Wundersitz (eds.), Family Conferencing and Juvenile Justice: The Way Forward or Misplaced Optimism? Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. Pp 15-44.The author describes the legislative changes occurring in... READ MORE
from the article by Albert W. Dzur on Boston Review:
...Lauren Abramson: We define “community” as the community of people who have been affected by and involved in the conflict or the crime. Everybody who’s involved in or affected by the ... READ MORE
Source: (2012) Journal of Experimental Criminology. 8(4):369-385.An earlier study suggests that treatment group youths experienced reduced risk in the short-term and there is no evidence in the present study to suggest that youths participating in... READ MORE
from the report by Heather Strang, et. al.:
This systematic review examines the effects of the subset of restorative justice programs that has been tested most extensively: a face-to-face Restorative Justice Conference (RJC) “that brings toge... READ MORE
Central Virginia Restorative Justice provides the following vignette of restorative conference in a property damage case as one way of explaining restorative justice.
A young teenager sits at a round table in our office alongside his mother, h... READ MORE
From the article on WalesOnline:
A police officer is tackling crime in a different way – by bringing criminals face to face with their victims.
PC Hayley Nowell became part of the team at Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Youth Offending Servic... READ MORE
3. RJC also welcomes the duty on the police to offer restorative justice to victims where such a service is provided by the police. Where the restorative service is provided by a partner agency the police should inform victims about the service an... READ MORE