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Challenging The Evaluation of Norwegian Restorative Justice Experiences

This article describes the various restorative justice practices in Norway in which we have played significant roles, and then proposes a model for evaluation based upon these.In so doing it makes a case both for restorative justice and evaluation... READ MORE

Ted Wachtel on Nils Christie's plenary at European Forum

from Restorative Practices Blog: Today I attended the first day of the European Forum for Restorative Justice Conference that’s being held in Helsinki, Finland. It was nice to hear Nils Christie give a plenary speech. Nils Christie is now an 84... READ MORE

Alternative Sanctions and Measures (with Special Attention to Conditional Release)

Source: (2004) Ad Hoc Conference of Directors of Prison Administration and Probation Service, European Committee on Crime Problems, Council of Europe.My operational definition of “Alternative sanctions and measures” is: “anything that repl... READ MORE

Norway builds the world's most humane prison

But how restorative is it? from William Lee Adams' article in Time: Ten years and 1.5 billion Norwegian kroner ($252 million) in the making, Halden is spread over 75 acres (30 hectares) of gently sloping forest in southeastern Norway. The fa... READ MORE

Conferencing with young offenders in Norway: cooperation between policymakers and practitioners

Source: (2008) Report of the fifth conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, Building restorative justice in Europe: cooperation between the public, policy makers, practitioners and researchers, Verona.The National Mediation Servic... READ MORE

Building a domestic and international partnership for implementing RJ

Source: (2008) Report of the fifth conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, Building restorative justice in Europe: cooperation between the public, policy makers, practitioners and researchers, Verona.In 1999, restorative justice ... READ MORE