Restorative Justice is an effective tool for holding individuals accountable and bringing solace and support for victims. Proud my office is spearheading the implementation of such a program in the WJC juvenile court with the assistance of the Juvenile Judges Trimble & Hull; the DJJ; the Public Defender's Office, Georgia Conflict Center; CCSD; and community members. Stay tuned as we bring this program to life for our youth.
In the meantime, here is an op-ed I coauthored with some colleagues of mine about how restorative justice can be especially useful in smaller jurisdictions like ours. ... See MoreSee Less
Restorative justice programs aim to bring healing between victims and those accused of wrongdoing by facilitating a discourse. The programs can be especially effective in smaller communities, explain ...
Our May Newsletter is out - topics include Mental Health Awareness Month, Record Restrictions, Winterville Visit, National Crime victims' Rights Week, DA's Statement on the Leaked SCOTUS Opinion, and more.
We have a new part-time position opportunity. We just released our data dashboard and have a number of new data research projects about to start. We need someone who has great data and organizational skills who can serve as our office's liaison to our research partners. For detailed info on the position click here: westerncircuitda.com/job-opportunity-data-projects-coordinator/
Submit cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to everyone who attended the Candlelight Vigils we held in Clarke and Oconee this week in honor of National Crime Victims' Rights Week. We are very grateful to serve such a wonderful community alongside our community partners. ... See MoreSee Less