RJC briefing for Charlie Taylor
The RJC has given a briefing on restorative justice to Charlie Taylor to inform his review of the youth justice system. This briefing included evidence about the effectiveness of restorative justice and restorative practice with young people aboth as a diversionary measure and in custody or as part of a sentence.
The Charlie Taylor review is due to publish its final report in July 2016. The interim report, released in February this year, recommended restorative justice as a diversionary measure. Its accompanying evidence review found a number of positive results for the use of restorative justice with young offenders. You can read the RJC’s response to the interim report here.