The bedrock idea is that crime stems from a broken relationship between the victim, the offender and the community. The goal is to return the criminal to a contributing member to society.
To even mild-mannered citizens, there are days when Edmonton feels like a pressure-cooker with the lid ready to blow off. A boom economy, thousands of newcomers and a lack of housing lead to conflicts among neighbours living in increasingly cramped quarters.
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 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.
It's time to revise Canada's outdated retributive criminal justice system, says University of Regina professor Hirsh Greenberg.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series at Chapters bookstore on Thursday, Greenberg said he believes the maxim "do the crime, do the time'' is an outdated approach to justice.
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.
Wakefield’s young offenders will help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research by taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this month.
Washburn University School of Law, the editors of the Washburn Law Journal and the Symposium Planning Committee are pleased to host Humanizing Legal Education, a symposium/conference, October 19-21, 2007.
Community mediators independent of councils could help avoid costly, litigious wars between local authorities and citizens, says Palmerston North deputy mayor John Hornblow.
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