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Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Justice

David Karp, a professor of sociology at Skidmore College, recently wrote an op-ed piece for the Albany, New York, Times Union arguing for...

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Audio: Sycamore Tree Projects presents outcome of 8-week prisons project

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Justice

The Sycamore Tree Project, a world-wide program of Prison Fellowship International brings groups of crime victims into prison to meet with...

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Fairfax, Virginia, developing restorative practices in schools, juvenile justice & policing

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Justice, Schools

Poised between the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and Washington D.C., Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), is a progressive and...

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Alternative justice pilot program rolled out in Seattle, Washington

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Justice

Bryan Cohen, writing at Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, reports on a new program to be piloted shortly in Seattle, Washington, to keep...

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IIRP Canada’s Bruce Schenk on keynote panel at National RJ Symposium

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Justice

It has become a tradition in Canada since 1996 to host Restorative Justice Week during the third full week in November, and for the past...

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Video: Rethinking the impact of traditional justice

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Justice, Video

Natalie DeFreitas, a mental health counselor and restorative justice advocate, delivers a great talk on restorative justice at...

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Restorative Justice: An International Journal publishes issue two

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Justice

RJIJ Issue Two – Contents: Editorial Why restorative justice matters for criminology Lode Walgrave, Ivo Aertsen, Stephan Parmentier,...

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Chernobyl Children’s Project brings restorative practices to Belarus

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Justice

Simon Saxton, Residential and Alternative Provisions Manager, and Jacqui Raynor, Police Inspector, both for North Yorkshire, UK, and...

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“Peace Building”: Architecture and design as a restorative practice

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Justice

This piece caught my attention for a number of reasons, not least because it comes from such a surprising and fresh direction. In a recent...

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Book review: Rights & Restoration within Youth Justice by Theo Gavrielides

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in Book Review, Justice

The following book review appeared at RJ4All, a web site offering free restorative justice resources. The original review may be found...

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