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Ssshhh…..CDC believes restorative justice will bring peace in our time!

from the article in Cotswold District Council Online:

At Cotswold District Council the spotlight will focus on the role of Restorative Justice in resolving noise-related conflict. In other words, CDC officers will be informing the public how members of a community can come together and work out an agreed solution to a noise problem.    

CDC Environmental Health Officer, Rachel Kayani, is a keen advocate of this approach:

May 29, 2013 , , , ,

Prison Reform Trust poll finding: 88% support restorative justice after the riots

by Lizzie Nelson

In 1998 the British Crime Survey found that 41% of victims said they would agree to meet the offender, if this was offered to them, and 58% would accept reparation from the offender. In September this year, following the riots that took place across England in August 2011, an ICM poll, commissioned by the  Prison Reform Trust found that 88% of the public thought victims of crime should have the right to tell offenders the impact of their crime; 94% believe offenders should make amends by doing unpaid work in the community; and 71% believe the victim should have a say in how the offender should make amends for the harm they have caused.

Oct 17, 2011 , , , , , ,

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