Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime

Archive for February 2015

Fun educational sites about criminal justice

Let’s be honest – some subjects are difficult to teach because students think they’re boring. This presents a challenge for teachers to look for ways to make the subject more interesting. Bringing in a bit of fun, making it into a game, or any other kind of interesting twist may spark student interest in a subject. Learning…

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The YCJA: How did we get here? (Part 4)

In parts one, two and three in this series, we looked at youth in the criminal justice system from Canada’s earliest days as a country, to the first legislation specifically designed for youth. In this final installment of our series, we’ll be looking at the direct ancestor of today’s Youth Criminal Justice Act: the Young…

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