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Making information about restorative programmes available to juvenile justice personnel and planners
The Colorado State Judicial Branch, Probation Department has posted information on restorative justice programmes by county and by kind of restorative programme. The site was created by the Restorative Justice Council, which was established under legislation to encourage use of restorative justice by juvenile justice planning commissions and personnel.
Victims and victimizers
"We as society do not allow people to be victim and victimizer --- they are one or the other," said Suzanne Neuhaus, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation victims' services specialist.
The Taliban and restorative justice
Himal Southasia is a regional magazine published in Nepal. This article in the January 2009 issue by Aunohita Mojumdar, the magazine’s Kabul-based contributing editor, suggests that former Taliban practices were an extreme form of generally-accepted customary laws in the region that are based on tribal codes and restorative justice principles.
CorStone Center uses restorative justice circles to build emotional resilience
From their website: The CorStone Center in Sausalito, California, offers a wide and growing range of support groups, trainings and workshops that guide participants toward greater emotional resiliency. Many of our programs work specifically with adults, children or families dealing with life-threatening illness, bereavement, conflict or major life transitions.
Will Hull (UK) become a restorative city?
Laura Mirsky, writing in the IIRP eForum: Hull, UK, led by the Hull Centre for Restorative Practices (HCRP) and the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), is endeavoring to become a “restorative city.” The goal is for everyone who works with children and youth in Hull, one of England’s most economically and socially deprived cities, to employ restorative practices.
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Mar 05, 2009 Values
Georgia State University to launch national resource for restorative justice
From Georgia State University's College of Law News: Georgia State University will soon provide a comprehensive resource to help those in the field of restorative justice learn from one another and to improve practices, through a national Web-based clearinghouse.
Rethinking US prison policy: II
Part of an ongoing series of news and articles about a potentially significant revision of US prison policy. This article is from Pat Nolan: Lowering the cost of Virginia's prison system