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
The following article caught our attention at RJI. http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/melbournes-legal-fraternity-considers-restorative-justice-for-sex-assault-victims-20131214-2ze9l.
This is an excellent interview. Cheryl Ward-Kaiser is a California leader who was an early supporter of victims-driven restorative justice. She tells her story here along with input and perspective from Lisa Rea, then president of JRP.
I recently had an exchange with a criminal justice professional. He explained that he thought restorative justice was valuable.
Since the George Zimmerman verdict was rendered on Saturday, July 13 I know I’m not alone in thinking hard about this verdict of acquittal. When I saw the newspaper headline my heart sunk.
Restorative justice provides the vision for reform needed to fix a broken criminal justice system. http://www.restorativejustice.
RJI appreciates the words of Lawrence Kershen QC from the UK. Judges around the world are stepping forward and expressing their support of restorative justice.
I have written on the subject of clergy abuse, particularly in the Catholic Church, and restorative justice at various times since 2001. RJI has published some opinions as well since our work began in 2009.
Take a look a the work being done in the UK. We like the description of restorative justice here in Leeds in the UK.