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Restorative justice options for Northern Ireland

James Dignan

Restorative justice options for Northern Ireland

a comparative review

by James Dignan

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Prison reformers -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Victims of crimes -- Northern Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Dignan with assistance from Kerri Lowey.
    SeriesResearch report -- no.10
    ContributionsLowey, Kerri., Northern Ireland. Criminal Justice Review Group., Great Britain. Northern Ireland Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84p. ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19810474M
    ISBN 100337031169
    OCLC/WorldCa45304674

    Alternatives RAPs is responsible for the oversight and delivery of restorative programmes to adult adjudicated offenders referred by the Probation Board of Northern Ireland. Inspired by the philosophy and practices of restorative justice, the programme focuses on the reparation of harm done to relationships and people over and above the need. This book systematically introduces the practice of restorative justice in India, as a resource for comparative criminal justice research. “Restorative justice” focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims, and with the community at large. It has gained momentum as.

      This comprehensive guide provides an accessible introduction to the philosophy of restorative justice and its practical application in a wide range of settings, showing how it can help both victims and offenders when harm has been g on many years' experience of working in victim support, probation, mediation and restorative practices, Marian Liebmann uses pertinent case . Community restorative justice programmes developed in Northern Ireland as an alternative to punitive "self-policing" by the IRA and Loyalist groups. In this article, Brian Gormally, a practitioner working in Northern Ireland, provides an overview of the development of community restorative justice initiatives, their importance to the community, and the obstacles they are encountering.

    Restorative justice has been effectively introduced in Northern Ireland where three-quarters of victims of young offenders choose to meet the young person face to face. Where victims and offenders meet victim satisfaction rates are 90% – much higher than when restorative justice is not available. The Restorative Justice Ireland Network is an all-Ireland organisation covering RJ practices in both Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK, and the Republic of Ireland. The organisation is non-political and has wide membership from both countries.


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Downloaded 5 December Restorative Justice Options for Northern Ireland: A Comparative Review. Source: () Research Report March. Belfast, Northern Ireland: Criminal Justice Review Group. Downloaded 5 December This report was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice Review Group.

It seeks to inform the Group of relevant research relating to. Participation as Restoration: The Current Limits of Restorative Justice for Victim Participants in International Criminal Trials (Ray Nickson) 7. Working across Frontiers in Northern Ireland: The Contribution of Community-based Restorative Justice to Security and Justice in Local Communities (Tim Chapman and Hugh Campbell) 8.

Summary Dignan, Jim and Lowey, Kerri (). Restorative Justice Options for Northern Ireland: A Comparative Review. Research Report March. Belfast, Northern Ireland: Criminal Justice Review Group. Downloaded 5 December This report was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice Review Group.

It examines experiences in Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as England and Wales. The book consists of 16 literature reviews covering key topic issues, such as trends in crime, victimization and punishment, sentencing frameworks, public opinion and community penalties, reparative and restorative justice, rehabilitative and.

In book: Restorative Justice, pp ‘Restorative visions and restorative justice practices: Conferencing, () Restorativ e justice options for Northern Ireland: Restorative justice options for Northern Ireland book comparative r eview.

The chapter will discuss the role of restorative justice in Northern Ireland from to the present day. Restorativ e justice initiatives, at both state and c ommunity.

Restorative Justice offers a non-violent, human response to the hurt and harm anti-social behaviour does to victims and to the whole community. It seeks to heal wounds, repair broken relationships, and work towards a better future for everyone.

In the Restorative Justice approach to crime and conflict:. It was from these early initiatives that Community Restorative Justice Ireland and Northern Ireland Alternatives grew, the two community-based organisations undertaking restorative justice work across Ireland, north and south.

Since15, youth conference referrals have been received and processed by the Youth Justice Agency in Northern. The Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NIACRO), a major non-governmental organisation set up in to “work for the welfare of the offender” and provide services to help prevent crime and rehabilitate non-political offenders, felt there was an opportunity to propose peaceful alternatives to punishment violence through mediation and restorative justice.

Restorative justice. Restorative justice for children is provided for by statute for children by way of the Children Act Restorative justice practices for adults in Ireland are provided by organisations such as Restorative Justice in the Community and Restorative Justice Services.

For more about the practice and services, please visit their websites. Get this from a library. Restorative justice options for Northern Ireland: a comparative review. [James Dignan; Kerri Lowey; Northern Ireland. Criminal Justice Review Group.].

Restorative Justice and the Critique of Informalism in Northern Ireland Article (PDF Available) in British Journal of Criminology 42(3) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

In book: Youth Crime and Justice, Editors: Goldson, B. & Muncie, J Restorative Justice Options for Northern Ireland: A Comparati ve. the development and implementation of restorative. Community Restorative Justice Ireland Central Office Restorative justice is a theory of justice that emphasizes repairing the harm caused or revealed by criminal behaviour.

It is best accomplished through cooperative processes that include all stakeholders. March. Belfast, Northern Ireland: Criminal Justice Review Group. Downloaded 5 December • December 4, Source: () Research Report March. Belfast, Northern Ireland: Criminal Justice Review Group.

Downloaded 5 December This report was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice Review Group. The third key aspect of Restorative Justice is that it must include mechanisms to give local communities a sense of ownership and responsibility over the process of justice.

The effect of the formal justice system (and in Northern Ireland the informal justice system) is to put. This report by the Department of Justice Northern Ireland found that restorative justice youth conferences offer an inclusive, problem-solving and forward-looking response to offending, in which the victim plays an important role.

Reoffending rates are lower than for most other sanctions and victim satisfaction is high. The report makes recommendations to ensure that direct victim attendance.

(). Desistance and restorative justice: learning from success stories of Northern Ireland’s Youth Justice Agency. Restorative Justice: Vol. 4, Desistance and restorative justice. "Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance" is an annual series of volumes that publishes scholarly work in criminology and criminal justice studies, sociology of law, and the sociology of deviance.

Each volume revolves around one central theme in any of these areas, broadly defined. Showcasing a diversity of methodological approaches, work published in the series includes theoretical contributions.

This diversity in restorative justice deployment is used to frame arguments for restorative justice to be given stronger footing by government citing the great potential for Northern Ireland to.Restorative justice repairs the harm caused by crime. When victims, offenders and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results can be transformational.

It emphasizes accountability, making amends, and — if they are interested — facilitated meetings between victims, offenders, and .Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today.

In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a Reviews: 9.