Procedural Justice

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What is Procedural Justice?

What is Procedural Justice?

This three-minute animated video provides a simple overview of procedural justice, why it matters, and how it can improve compliance and other justice-system outcomes. Produced with funding provided by the State Justice Institute.

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Building a Culture of Justice: How Courts are Improving Access and Understanding in Domestic Violence Cases

Building a Culture of Justice: How Courts are Improving Access and Understanding in Domestic Violence Cases

For a justice system to be truly just, it must be accessible to all individuals. However, litigants may face challenges when courts are not responsive to their cultural identities. For survivors of domestic violence, these challenges present additional barriers to accessing justice and obtaining fair outcomes. Watch Building a Culture of Justice and read the viewers' guide to learn how justice-system staff and stakeholders can serve litigant needs by implementing culturally-responsive practices in courts handling domestic violence cases.

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Getting to Know YOUth

Getting to Know YOUth

In partnership with the New York City Police Department, the 2015-16 Youth Justice Board created this short video to increase understanding, cooperation, and trust between law enforcement and youth, and promote stronger police-community relationships.

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The Short Answer: What are the Benefits of Giving Youth a Voice in their Probation Supervision and Service Plans?

The Short Answer: What are the Benefits of Giving Youth a Voice in their Probation Supervision and Service Plans?

Ana Bermudez, commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation, responds to the question: What are the benefits of giving youth a voice in their probation supervision and service plans? 

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Promoting Compliance in Domestic Violence Cases: A Morning with Judge Jerry Bowles

Promoting Compliance in Domestic Violence Cases: A Morning with Judge Jerry Bowles

Monitoring compliance with orders of protection in domestic violence cases is crucial. Circuit Court Judge Jerry Bowles of Louisville, K.Y., takes a hands-on approach to monitoring civil protection orders by conducting regular compliance review hearings. This video takes you into the courtroom to see how he holds respondents accountable while promoting the principles of procedural fairness.

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Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Newark Municipal Court Chief Judge Victoria Pratt discusses procedural justice and her work with Newark Community Solutions

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Is Procedural Justice the Secret Ingredient? Tracey L. Meares at Community Justice 2014

Is Procedural Justice the Secret Ingredient? Tracey L. Meares at Community Justice 2014

Tracey L. Meares, the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor at Yale Law School, presents on "Procedural Justice: The Secret Ingredient?" at Community Justice 2014.

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Fundamentals of Procedural Fairness

Fundamentals of Procedural Fairness

Professor Tom Tyler of Yale Law School and Chief Judge Jeffrey Kremers from Milwaukee introduce the concept of procedural justice and discuss how improved perceptions of fairness can yield significant benefits, including improved compliance with court orders, reduced recidivism, and improved public trust in justice.

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Why Procedural Justice Matters: Tom R. Tyler at Community Justice 2012

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The Importance of Place in Crime: David Weisburd at Community Justice 2012

The Importance of Place in Crime: David Weisburd at Community Justice 2012

David Weisburd, director of the Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy at George Mason University, explains the link between crime and location during his address at Community Justice 2012: the International Conference of Community Courts.

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