Restorative justice has its critics but US criminologist Professor Alissa Ackerman says it can be a powerful way to promote healing for both victims and perpetrators.
A new Griffith University study suggests that youth justice conferencing rather than court appearance is more effective in reducing recidivism rates for young offenders.
An international association dedicated to restorative justice has launched its new branch in Brisbane. Restorative Practices International launched it’s Queensland chapter earlier this month, celebrating nearly 15 years of support for restorative justice professionals around the world. Dr Hennessey Hayes, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice said the new chapter will offer improved opportunities within […]