A new way to resolve conflicts that invests in the future of nonviolent offenders, their victims, and the community is being developed by the Circuit Court of Cook County. See below for more information about the first ever community court for restorative justice slated to open in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood in 2017.
ABC-7 Newsviews, May 15, 2016 WTTW Chicago Tonight, May 16, 2016
Community court offers hope for healing, May 31, 2016, Lauraann Wood, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Press Release: Circuit Court wins grant to create Community Court, April 14, 2016
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