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Seminar Report: Restorative Justice -- Restorative Practices: Are They the Same?
In early June, the European Forum for Restorative Justice (Forum) hosted a seminar exploring the similarities and differences between "restorative justice" and "restorative practices." The event resulted from a request presented at the 2008 board meeting asking the Forum to include schools, community mediation and other societal contexts in its work.
The seminar focused on the theoretical understandings of "restorative justice" and "restorative practices." Three speakers explored the various issues related to expanding the organization's scope.
We live in a relational and moral universe
by Dan Van Ness
At the 2nd National Conference on Restorative Justice in San Antonio, Jennifer Llewellyn spoke of the importance of relationships. “We live in a relational universe,” she said. This is why restorative justice is so powerful – it addresses something real, something that is part of the fabric of life itself. Relationships are core to who we are.