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Restorative justice in the Australian criminal justice system.

Source: (2014) Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology"In 2001, Heather Strang prepared a report for the Criminology Research Council summarising restorative justice programs in Australia. Since that time, restorative justice practices have... READ MORE

Rates of recidivism among offenders referred to Forum Sentencing.

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

Racist attack on bus: Offender's Youth Justice Conference

from the article by Lisa Robinson in The Sydney Morning Herald: A teenager involved in an anti-Semitic attack on a bus full of young Jewish students will visit the Sydney Jewish Museum as part of an agreed settlement with NSW police and the Jewis... READ MORE

Watch out for new environmental enforcement laws

from the entry by Elizabeth Sivell on Lexology: The Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2014, introduced to the Legislative Assembly on 12 August, proposes to strengthen NSW environmental enforcement laws, and introduces the ... READ MORE

Participant satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferencing.

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

How far would you go to stop another crime?

from the story on Sycamore Voices: It’s easy to feel helpless about the rate of crime in our society but a growing number of people are facing this fear and participating in the justice system to make it more effective for our communities. Th... READ MORE