Leading Australian criminologist calls for restorative justice

Leading criminologist Professor John Braithwaite of the Australian National University, in a lecture at the University of Cape Town in 2012 captured on YouTube, argued that restorative justice focuses on the needs of the victims and of the offenders, … [Read more...]

The criminal justice gender gap

Racial disparities in the criminal-justice system get lots of attention, if not any remedies. But how about the gender gap? "This study finds dramatic unexplained gender gaps in federal criminal cases," writes Sonya B. Starr, assistant professor at … [Read more...]