Scales of justice tarnished when punishment outweighs restoration

Australia has a predilection for jailing vulnerable citizens but tough penalties are not working. The disadvantaged continue to be repressed, coerced and stigmatised. Australia is so engrossed in justice as punishment that it fails to acknowledge its adverse consequences, while overlooking justice as restoration. The criminal justice system has dealt with a staggering increase in … Continue reading Scales of justice tarnished when punishment outweighs restoration Continue reading ยป