Restorative justice - What is it & how can it improve the justice system

In this webinar, the CIJ team will discuss what restorative justice is & the positive results it can provide for victims & offenders

The webinar will feature the team from Open Circle, a new restorative justice service at RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Justice, engage in a discussion about restorative justice, how it approaches the work and some case studies which demonstrate how valuable the process can be to parties impacted by a crime or other harm.

Findings from the Centre for Innovative Justice’s restorative justice conferencing pilot program for culpable driving offences will be explored and questions about how restorative justice processes can complement our criminal justice system will be addressed.

This report can be found here.

This event is part of Law Week 2020

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