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Table 2 illustrates the vast disparity between the economic losses associated with four common crimes and the amount expended to incarcerate the offender
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.
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.
My spinal cord injury in 1979 was not the result of a bullet, but it was the result of someone's decision. As I was driving down the Pennsylvania Turnpike a wheel broke off a truck and crashed into my car. I later found out that the company that manufactured the wheel knew it was inferior, but put it on the road anyway. I was furious. We sued in civil court, but I didn't just want money. I wanted the company to suffer, and I wanted the people involved to suffer for the rest of their lives.
Since 1996, South Canterbury's Project Turnaround has been one of the success stories for restorative justice around the country, changing lives and healing wounds. But a cloud is looming on the horizon.
It was in a ‘dark cell’ at the station that the crime was committed by the accused. The Court heard that the accused almost choked the complainant by clutching her neck and strangling her. He then left her on the floor of the cell and fled and the complainant called out to him saying she would lodge a complaint against him and at the same time swearing at him.
More women than ever are being forced to reveal their sexual history during rape trials, despite government measures to stamp out the practice, a report revealed yesterday.
The Village of Ontonagon wants some answers. Specifically, village officials want answers from the county court system on action taken to get restitution from vandals who are apprehended for damaging property, public and private, in the village.
A new report has found a New South Wales Government pilot program has failed in one of its main aims to divert young non-violent offenders from jail.
Restorative Justice Planned in Japan - NPA Hopes Victim-Juvenile Offender Dialogue Will Cut Recidivism Rates |TODAY|
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