RJI is hosting a panel of crime victims who will tell their stories and explain why they support victims-driven restorative justice. Lisa Rea, president of RJI will speak and moderate the panel.
This is excellent news from Australia. Cutting edge evidence based research from Australia National University (ANU) shows dramatic results from the use of restorative justice.
We are posting two articles today related to clergy abuse of children and particularly the Catholic Church’s response to it.
RJI is very pleased to link the following research from the UK. The report by the University of Sheffield reflects evidenced based research conducted through the evaluation of seven experiments in restorative justice.
Prosecutors are starting to see that restorative justice that is victims-centered and victims-driven is good for not only crime victims but the best way to hold offenders accountable.
This blog article is in memory of exoneree Greg Wilhoit who passed on Feb. 14, 2014 in Sacramento, California. I first wrote about Greg’s life in 2010 posted here through rjonline.org. http://www.restorativejustice.
RJI is encouraged by this story out of Scotland.
Mark your calendars to attend this conference scheduled for May 29-31, 2014 at Wheaton College, Illinois. RJI is hosting a restorative justice panel with victims of violent crime from around the U.S.
Jo Berry’s willingness to meet the man who killed her father is another example of restorative justice at work. In her case, however, it is also a glimpse into the kind of rare peace making we could use around the world.
We are glad to see the following article appear in the Wisconsin Law Journal written by Anthony Cotton, vice president of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and board member of the National Association of Criminal De