NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACKS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE - OKLAHOMA
Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?
May 13, 2014
Most modern justice systems focus on a crime, a lawbreaker and a punishment. But a concept called “restorative justice” considers harm done and strives for agreement from all concerned — the victims, the offender and the community — on making amends. And it allows victims, who often feel shut out of the prosecutorial process, a way to be heard and participate. In this country, restorative justice takes a number of forms, but perhaps the most prominent is restorative-justice diversion. Read more ...
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Minority Over-Representation in Criminal Justice
May 26, 2014
Our ‘Broken System’ of Criminal Justice - by John Paul Stevens