Category: restorative justice

49th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference

The 2018 National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel conference, hosted by the National American Indian Court Judges Association, will provide quality culturally-appropriate continuing legal education to more than 200 tribal judges, peacemakers, and court personnel. Participants will learn about major recent court decisions and legislation, as well as emerging practices that improve the quality of tribal justice administration while maintaining fidelity to tribal traditions, …

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Is School-Discipline Reform Moving Too Fast?

The Atlantic By Wayne D’Orio One of the more radical transformations in public education today begins with a simple greeting each morning among second-graders. “Good morning, Mahlet,” says one student to another at McMicken Heights Elementary School in SeaTac, Washington. “Good morning, Liliana,” the second student responds. The exercise continues briskly until all 23 students …

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Apply Now: Online Certificate in School Discipline Reform

The School of Law and the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) are accepting applications for spring enrollment in their part-time online program. The Certificate in School Discipline Reform program is designed to equip education professionals with the tools and skills needed to implement holistic, prevention-oriented approaches to school discipline. The certificate is …

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Opinion: A Transformative Shift for Juvenile Justice

Governing By Feather O’Connor Houstoun In the decade since I left health and human services administration and its issues behind, promising shifts in juvenile justice policy and practice have gained momentum. Perhaps the most significant development is the resolution adopted this summer by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges laying out new …

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Apply Now: Loyola University’s Online Certificate in School Discipline Reform

The School of Law and School of Education at Loyola University are accepting applications for fall and spring enrollment in their online certificate in School Discipline Reform. The part-time program is designed to equip education professionals with the tools and skills needed to implement holistic, prevention-oriented approaches to school discipline. The certificate is interdisciplinary and incorporates system …

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