The Centre for Innovative Justice researches, advocates and applies innovative ways to improve the justice system with a particular focus on therapeutic jurisprudence, restorative justice and non-adversarial dispute resolution.

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Focus on homelessness for Innovative Justice Semester 1

This semester, the RMIT Juris Doctor’s Innovative Justice subject is focusing on the topic “sleeping rough” as a lens through which to examine innovative justice.

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International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, the rise in the number of women incarcerated in Victoria has not abated.

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Where are they now? David Mejia Canales

The CIJ catches up with past RMIT Juris Doctor student David Mejia Canales to find out what he's been up to.

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Problem solving courts

Some lessons from New Zealand

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RMIT researchers are shaping the world

Our Associate Director Elena Campbell features in this promotional video by RMIT on researchers who are making a difference!

Family Violence

Court Support 4 Kids

This project evaluates a program that supports women who come to court seeking Family Violence Intervention Orders while accompanied by their children. This page includes the project's two final publications: a Needs Assessment and an Evaluation.

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2019 Study Tour – we’re going to New York!

The CIJ is proud to be partnering with New York’s Center for Court Innovation to take our Innovative Justice Study Tour to New York City for the first time.

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Connect with the Centre for Innovative Justice through our media channels. Stay up to date via Twitter, YouTube and the Talking Innovative Justice podcast.


What a great idea! Prison-based parkruns set to launch in Australia...

Submissions are now open for the Mental Health Royal Commission. Pleased to see they're accepting video and audio submissions as well as written ones. Have your say here: https://t.co/hju0RV4LAu
Great interview with @BraybrookA from @DjirraVIC today about her journey to the law. Stay tuned for the next episode of our video series for law students with @HullsRob in the next few days @RMITLSS @RMITLaw https://t.co/yO13NGthUD

Talking Innovative Justice podcast

Talking Innovative Justice is a resource for law students, hosted by Rob Hulls and featuring interviews with leading industry figures, panel discussions and recordings of CIJ events.

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CIJ Interview Series

The law can take your career in unexpected and fascinating directions. Our video interview series introduces to our students some of the inspiring people working in the law.

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