In this paper Ted Wachtel, president of IIRP, discusses the application of restorative practices in business organizations.

By Ted Wachtel, President, International Institute for Restorative Practices, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Paper presented at the “Reshaping Australian Institutions Conference: Restorative Justice and Civil Society,” The Australian National University, Canberra, February 16-18, 1999. Also available as Adobe Acrobat (".pdf") file. (Size 29K)

A practitioner''s view of the impact of community conferencing in Queensland schools, written by Lisa Cameron, Education Queensland and Margaret Thorsborne, Transformative Justice Australia (Queensland).

Paper presented by Paul McCold to the Second Annual International Conference on Restorative Justice for Juveniles (PDF), Florida Atlantic University, and the International Network for Research on Restorative Justice for Juveniles, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., November 7-9, 1998.

Papers presented at "Conferencing: A New Response to Wrongdoing," The First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

An article by Andy Grier, Project Director of the John Howard Society of Manitoba, presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Discusses an approach to parole based on restorative justice principles and processes. Presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Terry O''Connell, the Australian police sergeant who created the scripted version of conferencing in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, discusses the evolution of conferencing and the necessary elements for its continuing success and expansion. Presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

By Hon. Judge Jean-L. Dutil, Provincial Court of Quebec. Discusses the use of sentencing circles as crime prevention in an Aboriginal community. Presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kay Pranis, Restorative Justice Planner, Minnesota Department of Corrections, discusses the importance of conferencing in involving, supporting and building community. Presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

By John Braithwaite, Australian National University. Discusses how research needs to show that restorative justice prevents crime in order to make it mainstream, and how restorative justice programs can improve their crime prevention capacity. Presented at the First North American Conference on Conferencing, August 6-8, 1998, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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