April 22, 2022 Editor

RJ World eConference 2022

Living Justice

WN: The second RJ World eConference too place, April 23-30, 2022. About the first, two years ago, you may view these posts:

Please find also below presentations I gave this year: the first as a Keynote. The next develops at length penal abolitionism as crucial for the Restorative Justice field to embrace.

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My first presentation is titled:

Western Criminal Law and the Re-Emergence of Restorative Justice

The next is titled:

Restorative Justice: Peacemaking Not Warmaking; Transformative Justice: Penal Abolitionism Not Prison Reform

The paper above was first prepared for The Kenarchy Journal,1 March, 2021. It is a  fairly new British offering that is flagged as “a resource for a politics and theology of love.” My paper may be found here: Volume 2.6.

Following is my talk, based on the original. It is long, so don’t hesitate to have a coffee break once or more during it!

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  1. also introduced on my website:


Wayne Northey was Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada from 1998 to 2014, when he retired. He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. He has published widely on peacemaking and justice themes. You will find more about that on this website: a work in progress.

Always appreciate constructive feedback! Thanks.