Provides a listing of articles on restorative justice developments in Colombia. Articles appear in the order in which they were added to the site with the most recent appearing first.
- Colombia's Houses of Justice
- In 1995, the Government of Colombia, with financial support from USAID, established two Casas de Justicia, Houses of Justice, in poor communities whose residents were otherwise denied meaningful access to justice. The purpose of the Casas de Justicia was to bring together in one place a number of municipal services involved in responding to criminal and family violence, and to help clients resolve problems together whenever possible.
- Developments From Colombia
- In December of 2002,the Colombian National Congress made several changes to article 250 of the Constitution of 1991, which addresses the obligations of the prosecutor in investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. One of those many changes was the inclusion of restorative justice.
- Parker, Lynette. Encountering Restorativeness: Reflections from Colombia
- Restorative justice concepts are ingrained in us as profoundly just ways to deal with conflict. Lynette Parker writes of learning this truth again during conversations with several people in Colombia.