Source: (2000) February 15. 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 document consists of a transcript of some testimony given by two people from the CCJC before the Standing Committee with reference to Bill C-3, the proposed Youth Criminal Justice Act. The CCJC representatives presented restorative justice values and attitudes that they believe should be incorporated in the Act as the framework for youth justice. In particular, to illustrate these values and attitudes, they sketch stories, cases, and outcomes from family group conference experiences.
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