News: Nov 2014

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RJC AGM 2014

21 November 2014

The RJC's 2014 Annual General Meeting took place yesterday and was well attended by delegates from all areas of restorative practice. 

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Interview with RJC CEO, Jon Collins

19 November 2014

In preparation for the RJC's AGM on 20 November, the organisation's chief executive Jon Collins has spoken about the RJC's work to date and its role within the field.

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Awareness campaign launched for International RJ Week

19 November 2014

This year’s International Restorative Justice Week runs from 16 to 23 November, celebrating and raising awareness of restorative justice.

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Changes to the Restorative Justice Council’s Articles of Association

18 November 2014

The RJC board of trustees is proposing some changes to the RJC’s Articles of Association, which is our governing document. The rationale for these changes is explained in a note from the RJC’s chair, Graham Robb, which is available to download below. The proposed resolutions, which specify the exact changes, can also be downloaded below, along with the proposed new Articles of Association. The RJC’s board is asking members to vote for all of these resolutions.

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Out of Court Disposal reform creates opportunity for restorative justice

1 November 2014

The government has today unveiled plans to scrap the use of cautions in England and Wales, and replace them with a system of suspended prosecutions. The aim is to ensure that there are more direct consequences in future for committing even minor crimes. The new approach will be trialed in three police force areas over the next 12 months, and if successful, ministers aim to replicate it over the country.