RJI is pleased to share this encouraging news from the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) as reported by City News.
UK restorative justice expert and lecturer Martin Wright provides this commentary: A Restorative Blueprint for Justice. How do you implement restorative justice as a vision for reform of our justice systems? Step by step.
RJI links the following article and a petition regarding the disturbing case of Sandra Bland, a 28-year old African American woman from Illinois stopped in Waller county, Texas on July 10 for a traffic violation.
We are often asked what is the definition of restorative justice? The link provided below is a short slide show describing restorative justice in simple terms. The link is provided by rjonline.org.
RJI links the following article from the Washington Post which was written by The Marshall Project. We found this article excellent in its thoroughness as well as troubling.
RJI is linking the following research published by the European Forum on Restorative Justice. This research examines victims and restorative justice in three countries: Finland, Austria and The Netherlands.
RJI shares this video of a speech given by Reverend Jonathan Peter Clayton in Cape Town, South Africa. Reverend Clayton is a friend of RJI. We are glad to know him and encouraged by his important work in the prisons of South Africa.
Restorative justice in Bermuda as reported by the Royal Gazette. Restorative justice that is victims-driven increases victims’ satisfaction, holds offenders accountable and restores peace in communities after crime. http://www.
On July 2nd at 2pm PST Restorative Justice International will host a Skype call on race, racial violence and restorative justice. If you are active with us at RJI or are involved in justice reform contact us to join the call.
The United States mourns and grieves for the nine black members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church killed on June 17, 2015 by a 21-year old man known for his racist views.