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BBC Radio: What Point Prison? The Debate (UK)

BBC Radio airs the following show entitled What Point Prison? The Debate chaired by Stephen Sackur (August 25, 2016). It is a lengthy, interesting and at times fiery debate on crime, prisons and justice reform.

Texas University Study Finds Restorative Justice Lowers Recidivism Rates in Offenders

July 2016 A Texas study conducted by researchers at Sam Houston University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology  concluded restorative justice processes lower recidivism rates in juveniles.

Restorative Policing White Paper Released: RJI Working Group (July 6, 2016)

Restorative Justice International News Release Date: July 6, 2016 9:00pm Pacific Time Contact: Lisa Rea, RJI, President Telephone: 916-367-1307 U.S. Email: lisarea_rji@charter.

New Zealand: Ministry of Justice to Invest $16.2 Million in Restorative Justice (June 2016)

New Zealand’s Justice Minister Amy Adams announced $16.2 million will be invested in restorative justice to respond to the increased need for restorative justice services.

Overwhelming Support for Restorative Justice: UK Poll (June 2016)

https://www.restorativejustice.org.

RJI ‘s New Video Introducing Victims-Driven Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice & Environmental Law. Opinion

RJI is pleased to share the following article written by recent law school graduate Eric Anthony DeBellis which appeared in the Stanford Environmental Law Journal (March 2016).

Restorative Justice: The New Way Forward (Reno Gazette Journal)

As published in the Reno Gazette Journal in Nevada (May 17, 2016). Restorative justice applies locally and globally. http://www.rgj.

RJI ‘s Lisa Rea Interviews Wyoming Crime Victim Stephen Watt

This is the re-publishing of an interview with Wyoming crime victim Stephen Watt. Stephen is a former Wyoming state trooper who was shot multiple times by a fleeing bank robber. Watt was twice elected to the Wyoming Legislature.

Wisconsin Former Supreme Court Justice Advocates for Restorative Justice: NPR Radio

RJI encourages you to listen to Wisconsin Public Radio in their interview with Janine Geske, former judge and Wisconsin Supreme Court justice. http://www.wpr.