Community Justice

The mission of the Joint Faiths' Board on Community Justice is to promote constructive action, from an Inter Faith perspective, on issues related to crime and its prevention, victims of crime, offenders and their families, prisons, community measures and sanctions and the Judiciary in Scotland.

We wish to create within the Faith Communities places of hope, help and healing for victims, for those who commit crimes, their families and the communities which are scarred by the existence of crime and violence. We believe that the ways in which criminal activity will be reduced are to be found within communities and their attitudes and not in punitive measures.

"More Slaves Today than at any Time in History" Conference

'More Slaves Today than at any Time in Human History' Exchanging Scottish and International Perspectives on Human Trafficking We have an exciting programme that will allow us to explore current issues related to human trafficking from different contexts and perspectives. Speakers will include Ash Denham, MSP, Detective Superintendent Stuart Houston…

CCTV and Electronic Monitoring - new forms of community justice?

Faith group interest in criminal justice has traditionally been very prison-focused. Imprisonment will always be an important concern but there is much more to contemporary "community justice" on which faith groups could usefully ponder and speak. The Joint Faiths Board on Community Justice commends the following papers to you. We…

Response to the Report on Women Offenders

A message from Elaine MacRae, convener of the Joint Faiths Board on Community Justice (26.01.15): On the publication of the Report on Women Offenders by the Angiolini Commission, the Joint Faiths Board on Community Justice called on the Government to be brave enough to implement the recommendations of the Report.…

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