uk VICTIMS of crime are being given more of a say in young offenders' punishments as police introduce a new restorative justice tactic on Teesside.
What does RJ stand for?
RJ stands for Restorative Justice
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com)-- Effective Community Sentences Thursday 23rd May 2013 - Central London Speakers Include: * Lord Woolf, Former Lord Chief Justice * Chair: Graham Robb, Chair, Restorative Justice Council and Co-Chair, Restorative Justice Steering Group, Ministry of Justice * Peter Chapman Justice of the Peace (JP), Chairman, Sentencing Committee, The Magistrates' Association * Lizzie Nelson, Director, Restorative Justice Council The Crime and Courts Bill is currently making its way through Parliament.
A restorative justice scheme which has been used in Birmingham since last May may now be extended to Coventry.
Context and background The restorative justice practice examined in this research has operated since January 2005, available to cases located within the criminal justice process, cases are referred to the Panel by the Police Constabulary.
A RESTORATIVE justice pilot, where victims of crime will meet the perpetrators, has been launched.
Restorative justice offers a powerful critique of the existing criminal justice system, one that supplements a critical race feminist critique.
A national restorative justice symposium 'Reflexions: Past, Present and Future' held in Regina from Nov.
As part of the visit, Mr Blunt met a victim and an offender who have taken part in the restorative justice scheme, which gives victims the chance to tell offenders the impact of their crime and get answers to their questions.