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The National Police Agency plans to introduce a restorative justice system for minor offenses involving juveniles, under which there will be provision for direct dialogue between offenders and victims. It is hoped that the system will prove effective in preventing juveniles from becoming repeat offenders.
“They will be longed for always,” the Web site said, and I believe it, imagining the hole in the lives of those who loved the three men Jeanette Sliwinski killed. I also hear the unbearable sorrow in these words from a newspaper account: “From her jail hospital bed, Sliwinski has begged for forgiveness.”
What does this responsibility mean? in my opinion, an opinion strongly informed by restorative justice, it means he needs to respond.
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.
The Identity Theft Assistance Center (ITAC) is a nonprofit dedicated to fighting identity theft through victim assistance, research and law enforcement partnerships. ITAC has helped thousands of consumers restore their financial identities and is the leading source of verified data on identity theft crime. Recognized internationally for its innovative model, ITAC is sponsored by The Financial Services Roundtable as part of the financial services industry’s commitment to fight fraud and identity theft.
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.
Restorative Justice Planned in Japan - NPA Hopes Victim-Juvenile Offender Dialogue Will Cut Recidivism Rates |TODAY|
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