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Center for Restorative Justice presents its second annual event, "Making Music for Restorative Justice," from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Dahl Arts Center.
"Facing the Questions" is this year's theme for Restorative Justice Week 2007, which will be held November 18 - 25, 2007.
It's time to revise Canada's outdated retributive criminal justice system, says University of Regina professor Hirsh Greenberg. Speaking at the Faculty of Arts' popular Coffee House Controversies series at Chapters bookstore on Thursday, Greenberg said he believes the maxim "do the crime, do the time'' is an outdated approach to justice.
Wakefield’s young offenders will help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research by taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this month.
Community mediators independent of councils could help avoid costly, litigious wars between local authorities and citizens, says Palmerston North deputy mayor John Hornblow.
Christians cannot tell Muslims how to put their house in order when it comes to religiously motivated violence, said the opening-day keynote speaker at the Reconciliation at the Roundtable conference, held at the newly opened Desmond Tutu Center at the General Theological Seminary in New York City.
On the front page of The Bahama Journal of Wednesday, July 25th past, was the face of an 87 year old lady. On the Monday previous, this elderly great-grandmother was apparently manning her Fox Hill convenience store, as she usually did, when she was attacked and robbed of some $500.00. The picture showed the bruised face of an attractive but sad, very gentle and deeply religious person.
Twelve inmates from the Boonville Correctional Center (BCC) will begin working in Boonville as a part of the Twelth Annual Boonslick Area Community Service Project (CSP) during the week of Sept 12. This project, which is sponsored by the National Organization of Prison Fellowship, will be conducted under the leadership of the Nelson Memorial United Methodist Men. Additionally, this year the church group is pleased to have student members from the Central Methodist University baseball team, under the leadership of Coach Fred Smith, working along side the CSP members.
Convicted criminals in Norfolk are regularly being let off community punishment because there is not enough transport or staff to take them to do the work. Offenders turning up in Norwich to carry out work in the community are being turned away at the last minute due to shortages in staff and transport within Norfolk Probation Service. For every time a criminal is left behind, one hour is docked from their original sentence, meaning they are not being punished as judges or magistrates intended.
Every Colombian expresses public support for the cessation of violent acts which bloody the nation. There is also apparent consensus that restorative justice must be the foundation to any peace process, that victims should be afforded reparations, and that those involved should tell the whole truth about their acts of violence as a pre-requisite to becoming beneficiaries of society’s generosity. Disclosure of the whole truth in particular appears to be the first step towards justice and reparations.
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