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...]

Women behind bars

They're murderers and mothers, victims of abuse and mental-health patients. They are also ganged-up youngsters with nothing to lose. They're female criminals, and they are the fastest growing prison population in Canada. After all that's been done to … [Read more...]

Crime is a theory …

In this video by Heartspeak Productions, Kim Pate, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Societies, describes the social factors of criminal behaviour. She says that the very language used in the criminal justice system distorts … [Read more...]