Category Archives: News

Juvenile Justice and Restorative Conferencing

On The Law Matters with Municipal Judge David Bazar and Deb Morais, Julia discusses YRP’s Restorative Conferencing program in Rhode Island schools, and how

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Drugs, Drop-outs and Restorative Justice Conferencing

The lovely Roxanna, as we’ll call her, sighed heavily as she joined a circle that included a school administrator, two conference facilitators and her

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Rhode Island’s New Law Mandates Recess for Kids

Ask adults what their favorite subject in grade school was and often you’ll get “recess.”  Yes of course, they also liked the science of

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College Campus Discipline That Works

Here’s a clear, real-life illustration of the use of Restorative Justice (RJ).  Skidmore professor David Karp tells the story of how the college handled

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Chronically Misbehaving Kids Suffer Mental and Social Disease

Naturally, Faina Davis, a lawyer and head of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), would have a happy-ish story about what happens when troubled

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