Restorative Justice Program at DC's Office of the Attorney General

In 2016, Attorney General Racine launched OAG’s Restorative Justice Program to address the root problems of crime and conflict, and offer juvenile prosecutors an alternative to traditional prosecution. Restorative justice conferencing is a way to resolve conflicts by focusing on repairing harm to victims. This program brings those affected by a crime together with the offenders for a discussion to hold offenders accountable, empower victims and repair the harm caused by crime.

Nationwide statistics show restorative justice programs have better success than traditional prosecution at rehabilitating offenders, increasing victim satisfaction and lowering costs. Over 80 percent of the youth who have successfully completed OAG’s program have not subsequently been re-arrested.

With the help of a U.S. Department of Justice Smart Prosecution grant, OAG has expanded its use of restorative justice. OAG has hired four full-time staffers and plans to hire three more. By expanding this data-driven program in communities around the District, OAG is addressing community conflicts directly in neighborhoods experiencing violence. While other jurisdictions have implemented restorative justice programs, OAG is the first public safety agency to do so in-house, where restorative justice specialists work alongside prosecutors. This innovative approach to juvenile justice helps reduce recidivism and support better outcomes for District youth.
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Former attorney general remains mum on PMO's SNC-Lavalin scandal

Former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould said she would not comment on claims that the Prime Minister’s Office tried to pressure her to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution. The allegations now have both Conservatives and New Democrats demanding a parliamentary investigation into the matter.

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Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services Anti-Trafficking Program

Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services Anti-Trafficking Program

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There are now three Legal Aid Commission branches in the North after the Honourable Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama opened their Nabouwalu office.

Prior to 2007, Northerners who seek the services offered by the Legal Aid Commission had to travel all the way to Labasa to access these.

Speaking at the event, Hon. Bainimarama assured members of the public that Government would continue striving to bring services closer to all Fijians.

“We will continue to come to you with the services and infrastructure you need to make life better and to secure an even brighter future,” Hon. Bainimarama said..

He urged Fijians to make good use of the services that were being provided in these offices.

The offices are in Labasa, Savusavu and Nabouwalu, with plans to open one in Seaqaqa by the end of July.

He also opened the new Birth, Death and Marriage Registry office in Nabouwalu.

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Patent Pro Bono Program Overview

This program for free legal help is available in all 50 states. Each region decides the standards for inventor participation.

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Ohio Attorney General’s Public Records Mediation Program

Information about the Ohio Attorney General’s Public Records Mediation Program, including who may request mediation, what the mediation process entails, the benefits of mediation over litigation, and how to submit a request for mediation.

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The Attorney-General’s Department Graduate Program

Filmed — 3-5 National Circuit Barton, Canberra. The Attorney-General’s Department

The Attorney-General’s Department Graduate Program offers tomorrow’s leaders a long term career path contributing to the lives of everyday Australians, the opportunity to make life long friends and a great working environment which values people and endeavours to inspire, encourage and empower them to achieve quality outcomes.

Transcript: http://livelearnlead.ag.gov.au/about-the-program/

Volunteer Attorney: Patent Pro Bono Program

An interview with an attorney on how to apply to volunteer and what to expect.

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LegalShield Referral Bonus Program

As a happy member of LegalShield, you probably are already referring our services to others. We offer one of the most lucrative referral bonus programs available on the market today. Did you know that after positioning yourself as a referral partner, you could earn for every family that enrolls in the LegalShield and IDShield plan?

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