April 25, 2016 Restorative Justice International today announces the appointment of Mr. Bill Pelke to RJI's Global Steering Committee. Bill is a victim of violent crime and Founder of the Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing. Pelke's grandmother Ruth Pelke was
The following article is an interview* with victim of violent crime Jennifer Chatburn of Cape Town, South Africa published in Finesse magazine (January 2015) as written by Cinde Greyling. The article was translated from Afrikaans into English for RJI. We thank Ms.
RJI presents this "Restorative Conversation" interview with restorative justice expert Professor Ivo Aertsen, University of Leuven, Belgium. Aertsen is also Director of the Institute of Criminology. We appreciate the important work of Ian Marder who interviews Aertsen as part of Restorative Conversations.
Sometimes there is a need to take small steps before bigger steps are attempted. Read this story about a restorative justice community court coming to Austin, Texas. Restorative justice belongs throughout our justice system because it is by applying the principles
April 2016 Much has been written on the case of Ethan Couch, the 16-year old Texas teen from Fort Worth who in 2013 killed four individuals after driving drunk on June 15, 2013. During the sentencing hearing a psychologist testifying on the case said Couch did