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    Research in Brief Assessments and Analyses of Canada's Bail System

    This Research in Brief is based on publicly available data from a number of Justice Canada, Canadian government (federal and provincial/territorial), academic and community organization studies and publications released from 2009 to 2018, as well as information from various media sources....
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Evaluation of the Indigenous Courtwork Program

    The purpose of the national Indigenous Courtwork (ICW) Program evaluation is to examine the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Program, in accordance with the Treasury Board 2016 Policy on Results. The ICW Program has been evaluated three times in the past ten years.
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    JustFacts - Intimate Partner Violence

    This fact sheet is based on two research publications from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) published in 2015 and 2018. In the 2015 Juristat, CCJS linked police-reported data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to court data from the Adult Criminal Court Survey to identify...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Directory of Restorative Justice

    The Directory of Restorative Justice is an alphabetical listing by Province/Territory of restorative justice programs across Canada. It provides program locations, contact information and a brief description of their services.
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Research at a Glance: National Justice Survey 2017 - Sentencing Commissions a...

    Most Canadians feel that sentencing guidelines are the best way to ensure a fair sentence and they believe that sentencing would be more consistent with such guidelines. Many Canadians also believe that Canada should consider having a sentencing commission, and that most important activity of...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Research in Brief - Restorative Justice

    Restorative Justice (RJ) is an approach to justice that focuses on addressing the harm caused by crime while holding the offender responsible for his or her actions, by providing an opportunity for those directly affected by crime – victims, offenders and communities – to identify and address...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    State of the Criminal Justice System - 2019 Report

    The Department of Justice Canada has created the first performance monitoring framework (Framework) for Canada’s criminal justice system (CJS). It comprises broad expected outcomes and selected national indicators. Performance monitoring helps identify trends, benchmarks, strengths, and areas for...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    JustFacts - Criminal Court Case Processing Time

    This fact sheet is based on publicly available data from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) between 2006/2007 and 2016/2017. Data is also presented from the Department of Justice Canada’s Justice Effectiveness 2008 (JE) project that collected data to specifically analyze case...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Internal Audits 2017

    The mandate of Justice Canada’s internal audit function is to help Justice Canada achieve its strategic outcomes by using a systematic and disciplined approach to assess and contribute to the continuous improvement of its risk management, internal control, and governance processes. The results of...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    Research at a Glance: Discretion in Sentencing

    The majority of Canadians believe that judges should have at least some degree of discretion and flexibility when deciding a sentence. What we also found: The overwhelming majority of Canadians (95%) felt that the best approach for determining fair and appropriate sentences for offenders...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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