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
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
from the report by Caroline Turely, et. al.:
Neighbourhood Justice Panels (NJPs) are a form of restorative justice (RJ) conferencing. NJP meetings aim to bring local victims and perpetrators together, using restorative and reparative approache... READ MORE
from the paper by Iryna Rud, Chris Van Klaveren, Wim Groot & Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink:
...The Dutch restorative justice program Halt is targeted at juvenile first-time offenders aged between 12 and 18, who committed a non-violent crime.... READ MORE
from the report by Jacqueline Joudo Larsen:
In 2001, Heather Strang prepared a report for the Criminology Research Council summarising restorative justice programs in Australia (Strang 2001). At that time, restorative justice was largely seen a... READ MORE
from the article from ABC news:
A new study has found putting offenders face-to-face with their victims can reduce future crime levels.
The research involving the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra has found the frequency of re... READ MORE
Source: (2009) Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services. 90(1):119-126.Restorative justice is an alternative paradigm for dealing with the effects of crime and wrongdoing that seeks
to bring healing to victims, offenders,... READ MORE