The Department of the Interior and Local Government has ordered the release of 114 children-in-conflict-with-the-law in compliance with the latest directive of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for prison authorities to free all juvenile offenders still languishing in jails.
A disturbing facet of domestic abuse has emerged from a new study of teenagers living in Boston's poorest neighborhoods.... The problem involves abusive male partners sabotaging birth control as a means of wielding power over their teenage girlfriends.
The world apostles of peace meeting in Nairobi have at one point been victims of violence. All the 150 civilian peacekeepers, among them a Nobel Peace Laureate, loathe revenge.
The city police will soon set up victim support cells at local police stations as part of the Government’s community-based policing initiative, Janamaithri Suraksha Project (JSP).
Afghanistan's latest National Human Development Report has called for a new and hybrid justice system that will bring together modern formal justice systems and the local traditional shuras and jirgas that have functioned as dispute-resolution mechanisms.
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Shaun Woodward will today be urged by the first licensed restorative justice schemes to operate in the North to release state funding to enable them to operate.
Welcome to the Australasian Therapeutic Jurisprudence Clearinghouse, sponsored by the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration. Therapeutic jurisprudence is one of the most significant developments in the justice system. Its wide-ranging implications for judging, legal practice, court administration, corrections, legal institutions and processes generally and for legal and judicial education can be seen in the diverse topics and materials referred to on this site.
In an effort to rehabilitate juvenile delinquents, police will encourage offenders to talk to their victims to explain why they targeted them. The system, known as restorative justice, was adopted in the United States and Europe in the 1970s with surprisingly good results.
There is nothing like YRAP, anywhere. It's the world's only youth justice committee that deals with crimes motivated by racial or ethnic hatred. All of its 50 or so members are between 12 and 24. And about a third first encountered YRAP when they themselves were facing charges.
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