Source: (2000) Ottawa, Canada: Church Council on Justice and Corrections. Downloaded 18 January 2005.
The Church Council on Justice and Corrections (CCJC) is a Canadian coalition of faith-based individuals and churches advocating for a more humane way to practice criminal justice. The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights is a committee of the Canadian House of Commons. This paper consists of a presentation by the CCJC before the Standing Committee, on February 15, 2000, to comment on the proposed Youth Criminal Justice Act (C-3). The presentation has five basic parts: identification of core truths necessary for youth justice; illustrative stories about youth crime, offenders, and victims; challenges in youth justice; the promise and concerns of restorative justice for youth; and specific issues relating to youth justice (e.g., expanded publication of names, minimum age for the law, and more).
Your donation helps Prison Fellowship International repair the harm caused by crime by emphasizing accountability, forgiveness, and making amends for prisoners and those affected by their actions. When victims, offenders, and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results are transformational.Donate Now