Archive for the 'restorative justice' Category

Jimmy Mizen’s parents back restorative justice calls – BBC News

“The parents of a teenager who was stabbed to death are part of a group calling for all crime victims to be involved in the sentencing process.”

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BBC News, 5th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

‘Pc Nipples’ and her colleagues taught boys a lesson on name-calling – Daily Telegraph

“Four police officers held a 90 minute ‘restorative justice conference’ with five schoolboys after they called a woman constable ‘PC Nipples’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

A vision for restorative justice – Ministry of Justice

“Minister Nick Herbert spoke about the benefits of restorative justice and the need to embed it in every part of the criminal justice system.”

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Ministry of Justice, 22nd February 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Four-year-old apologises as part of scheme where criminals say sorry to victims – Daily Telegraph

“A boy aged four is believed to be the youngest child in Britain to be dealt with under a scheme which involves criminals apologising to victims.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Restorative justice could actually restore justice – Daily Telegraph

“A scheme whereby criminals encounter the victims of their crimes can drastically reduce the rate of reoffending, writes Alasdair Palmer.”

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The Daily Telegraph, 31st October 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Young offenders to face justice from neighbours – The Guardian

“Local communities must be given a greater say in determining the punishments meted out to young people if youth reoffending rates are to be reduced, says a leading thinktank.”

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The Guardian, 21st June 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Pregnant woman told to collect own compensation money from attacker – Daily Telegraph

“A pregnant woman who was awarded £300 in compensation after a woman abused her at a doctor’s surgery was told to go and collect it herself as part of the Government’s restorative justice system.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Restorative justice and reoffending – Ministry of Justice

“This is the fourth report on the evaluation of three restorative justice schemes funded under the Home Office’s Crime Reduction Programme from mid-2001.”

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Ministry of Justice, 16th June 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Related link: Does restorative justice affect reconviction? The fourth report from the evaluation of three schemes (PDF)

The role of restorative justice – Ministry of Justice

“Jack Straw has made a speech on the role of restorative justice on the tenth anniversary of the Restorative Justice Consortium.”

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Ministry of Justice, 30th April 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Legal Opinion: The justice strategy that introduces offenders to their victims – The Independent

“Meet-the-criminal programmes have won enormous support. So, asks Robert Verkaik, Law Editor, why isn’t restorative justice being put to greater use?”

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The Independent, 30th April 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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