justice is a new approach toward understanding and handling crime. Practices
based on restorative justice principles have rapidly been gaining popularity
since the 1980s. Evidence suggests that restorative processes, which empower
crime victims, offenders, and communities to take an active part in resolving
the impact of crime, increase public trust in the justice system and may reduce
Justice Portal 9th Annual Public Lecture by Dr. Dennis Sing-wing Wong
provides an overview of how the juvenile justice systems operate and discusses
evolution of restorative justice in Hong Kong and China. The lecture offers a window into the specific
developments of a range of restorative practices within China and argues that
the Chinese informal model of social control has similarities with the model of
restorative justice. The article
discusses a detailed analysis of the role of restorative justice at different
stages within the Chinese juvenile justice process, and offers cautionary notes
about the rapid expansion of restorative justice.
|Registration, pre-lecture drinks and canapés
Heartspace, Atrium Level 2, City Campus
|18:00 - 18:30
Pennine Lecture Theatre, Atrium, City Campus
|18:30 - 19:45
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