Ten Lessons for Creating Safety Without Police

Ten Lessons for Creating Safety Without Police

Source: http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/36812-10-lessons-for-creating-safety-without-the-police-a-reflection-on-the-10-year-anniversary-of-the-sos-collective By Tasha Amezcua, Ejeris Dixon and Che J. Rene Long, Truthout | Op-Ed How can we create safety collectively? How can we challenge hate and police violence by…

Film – Can there be justice without punishment?

Film – Can there be justice without punishment?

Source: https://downsizingcriminaljustice.wordpress.com/2016/01/05/can-there-be-justice-without-punishment/ Punishment lies at the heart of most criminal justice systems within western liberal democracies. But is punishment a necessary component of justice? What does punishment achieve? What is…

Rape culture: would prison abolition help women?

Rape culture: would prison abolition help women?

Movement for Justice protest against the incarceration of women at Yarl’s Wood detention centre. Credit: Demotix/Guy Corbishley. By Josh Kitto 24 February 2015 Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/josh-kitto/rape-culture-would-prison-abolition-help-women The UK police, courts, the…

Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Transformative Justice & Ending Child Abuse

Source: http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/resources/ending-child-sex-abuse-five-generations Helen Mills on the potential of generationFIVE, an initiative to end child sexual abuse in five generations. By: Helen Mills     Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 ‘There is a…