Source: (2015) Northern Review 38 (2014): 239-268.The current study reviews the comparative successes of two restorative justice programs in Alaska, namely, the Upper Tanana Wellness Program and the Circle Peacemaking Program in Kake, Alaska. In a... READ MORE
Source: (2013) The Prevention Researcher. 20(1):11-14.
The following article will: 1) define family group conferencing and provide evidence that supports its effectiveness; 2)discuss the step-by-step process of implementing and sustaining the Res... READ MORE
Source: (2012) Journal of Human Rights. 11(2): 189-209.Within the transitional justice literature, there is much speculation about the relationship between truth and reconciliation, yet little concrete empirical evidence. This is perhaps unsurpris... READ MORE
Source: (2013) NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. Crime and Justice Bulletin. Number 172.Aim: To determine whether the NSW Forum Sentencing program is more effective than the conventional sentencing
process in reducing recidivism.
Met... READ MORE
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
Reviewed by Martin Wright:
The phrase 'hate the sin but love the sinner' is attributed to Gandhi, although St Augustine said something similar. More recent psychological thinking takes the idea further, saying that the person him or herself shoul... READ MORE
from the article by Mark Williams in Hull Daily Mail:
....PC Andy White, neighbourhood police officer in Kirk Ella, often uses restorative justice and has praised its effectiveness.
He said: "I think it is really good, but it needs to be victim-... READ MORE
from the article by Sherman, Strang, Mayo-Wilson, Woods and Ariel in Journal of Quantitative Criminology:
Restorative justice conferences delivered in the manner tested by the ten eligible tests in this experiment appear likely to reduce the futu... READ MORE
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
Source: (2013) Crime and Justice Bulletin. Number 170.The results of this study suggest that offender and victim satisfaction is high immediately following a YJC.
Even 4 months after a YJC, victim satisfaction with most aspects of conferencing r... READ MORE