My favorite definition of restorative justice is from Suffolk University’s Center for Restorative Justice (http://www.suffolk.edu/college/1496.html), and was written by Carolyn Boyes-Watson:
“Restorative justice is a broad term which encompasses a growing social movement to institutionalize peaceful approaches to harm, problem-solving and violations of legal and human rights.
These range from international peacemaking tribunals such as the Truth [...]
May 28 - April 17, 2008: Lorenn visited Aoteroa (New Zealand). She met with many wonderful people involved with restorative justice including Gabrielle Maxwell, Matt Hakiaha, Judge David Carruthers, Anne Hayden, Judge Carolyn Henshaw, Marie Connolly, Judge Stan Thorburn and the amazing June Jackson who is head of Auckland’s Njawhare Waatea Marae.
June and her friends [...]