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As I type this, I am supposed to be in San Diego, delivering a workshop at the ETech conference. But I'm not. I'm at home, with the doors locked, terrified. For the last four weeks, I've been getting death threat comments on this blog. But that's not what pushed me over the edge. What finally did it was some disturbing threats of violence and sex posted on two other blogs... blogs authored and/or owned by a group that includes prominent bloggers. People you've probably heard of.
However, victims cannot drink from a well that is dry, and inmates earn no money to pay restitution. The Legislature should promote the availability of victim-offender mediation as a voluntary alternative to traditional prosecution and incarceration in cases involving minor property offenses by first-time offenders.
The restorative justice pilot projects in Tallaght, Co Dublin, and Nenagh, Co Tipperary, have both been successful.
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Here in Madison, Wisconsin, we’ve got school board elections coming up this spring and an overhaul of the discipline code in the works. A buzzphrase we’re hearing more and more of these days is “restorative justice.”
Bullying is a complex problem; its solution requires changes in many aspects of a community or society’s culture. It is also, as Barbara Coloroso puts it, is a matter of life and death... . When bullying does happen–and she asserts that surveys of a school’s students will show more bullying than any adults expect–her advice focuses on restorative justice so that all involved may take on a new role in the school community.
SALINAS, Calif.- Youth crime prevention programs in Monterey County are working, according to a report being sent to state officials. The study found the number of youths re-arrested within six months of completing the programs had declined 20 to 33 percent compared to young offenders who didn't take part in the intervention programs. The study is prepared annually as a requirement of the state's Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act.
Harmon has three simple tips to try to repair (and prevent) damage: Speak directly. Spend time listening as well as talking. And avoid saying “always” or “never,” or other phrases that escalate disputes.
Restorative Justice Planned in Japan - NPA Hopes Victim-Juvenile Offender Dialogue Will Cut Recidivism Rates |TODAY|
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