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Created as resources for law students, the Centre for Innovative Justice video series and Talking Innovative Justice podcast are hosted by our Director Rob Hulls, and feature guests from across the legal landscape as well as recordings of CIJ events and lectures from leading industry figures.

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Our Voices Podcast Series – Episode 2

People with acquired brain injury are overrepresented in our criminal justice systems. Our Voices introduces 5 members of the Voices for Change self-advocacy group. In Our Voices, group members share insights about their experience of the criminal justice system and what they think could be changed to address the overrepresentation of people with disability in the criminal justice system.

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Our Voices Podcast Series – Episode 1

People with acquired brain injury are overrepresented in our criminal justice systems. Our Voices introduces 5 members of the Voices for Change self-advocacy group. In Our Voices, group members share insights about their experience of the criminal justice system and what they think could be changed to address the overrepresentation of people with disability in the criminal justice system.

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COVID-19, prisons and the courts. And the homeless man fined for dumpster diving

Should prisoners be released because of the risks around coronavirus? And the case of the homeless man, just released from prison who was fined $250 for salvaging pies and iced coffees from a dumpster.

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The importance of financial counselling

CIJ's Financial Counsellor, Sarah Davidson, recently appeared on Saturday Night with Dr Sally Cockburn, 3AW to discuss the importance of financial counselling.

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Launch of the PIPA Report

Listen to the launch of the report CIJ’s ANROWS funded research, The PIPA Project: Positive Interventions for Perpetrators of Adolescent violence in the home.

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Turning Aboriginal men’s lives around at Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place

Our Talking Innovative Justice podcast visits Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, and speaks to General Manager Shaun Braybrook about how the centre is turning Aboriginal men's lives around.

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Restorative justice & the launch of Open Circle

In this episode of Talking Innovative Justice, the CIJ's Rob Hulls, Stan Winford and Nareeda Lewers discuss an exciting new phase in our restorative justice work.

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Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination & Aboriginal Communities

The RMIT Law Seminar Series presents a twilight seminar on Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination and Aboriginal Communities.

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Justice in the USA – some lessons for Australia

Our Talking Innovative Justice podcast goes to New York, where CIJ Director Rob Hulls interviews social justice advocate and former Rikers Island Prison inmate Kathy Morse, and Vincent Schiraldi from Colombia University, about lessons Australia could learn from the American experience of mass incarceration.

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Communicating with Victims about Resolution Decisions

Our Talking Innovative Justice podcast takes a look at the CIJ's study for Victoria's Office of Public Prosecutions.

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In Conversation with Judge Lisa Tremewan

At a public event in Melbourne, New Zealand Judge Lisa Tremewan joined Rob Hulls to talk about her world-leading therapeutic justice work at the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court in Auckland. You can catch up on a podcast of the event here.

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Family Violence: Responding to the next generation – Hobart Forum

An important panel discussion to explore the challenges of responding to the use of family violence by adolescents.

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Center for Court Innovation

For more than two decades, New York’s Center for Court Innovation has been a world leader in innovative justice solutions, providing a road map for a more humane and effective justice system.

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Gender responsive justice and solutions – International Women’s Day Panel

Putting women’s prisons out of business: gender responsive justice and solutions in an increasingly punitive world.

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Gambling Addiction – Compulsion, convergence or crime?

Elena Campbell, report author, speaks to Ken Wolfe, a former gambling addict who generously shares his lived experience of how his addiction lead to his offending.

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In Conversation with the Victorian Ombudsman

Rob Hulls talk to Deborah Glass about her interesting and varied career, her role as Victorian Ombudsman and her report into public transport fare evasion.

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Family Violence – Responding to the next generation, Perth forum

Speakers from justice agencies; specialist family violence agencies; academia and wider community-based programs share their first hand experiences of working with young people who use violence again family members; the intersection with youth offending; and the need for innovative, holistic and community based responses.

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Sex offending- myths and misconceptions

Speech and official launch of new resource developed by Victoria Police and the Australian Institute for Family Studies - Challenging misconceptions about sexual offending: creating an evidence-based resource for police and legal practitioners, followed by panel discussion.

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Rob Hulls with Peter Van den Biggelaar and Maurits Barendrecht

Is access to justice for all an impossible dream or can lawyers, design thinkers and experts in artificial intelligence bring it within reach?

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A Federal Charter of Human Rights: Would it make any difference?

Panel discussion following the launch of an RMIT JD student authored report commissioned by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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Justice: Past, Present, Future

A panel discussion featuring Barrister Brian Bourke and Magistrate Pauline Spencer who share their first hand experience of the Australian justice system, past and present and their vision for the future.

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Do Community Justice Centres work? – a talk by Judge Alex Calabrese

The Red Hook Community Justice Centre is one of the most innovative courts in the United States. It is a problem solving, multi-jurisdictional court that reconnects defendants to their communities by providing them with holistic, wrap around services.

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Enabling Justice – Brain Injury Awareness Week

In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness week, Rob Hulls talks to the ‘Enabling Justice’ Project’s Justice User Group (JUG) participants John and Kerry and the Project Support Coordinator at Jesuit Social Services, Brigid Henley, on what it’s like to be a justice system user with an acquired brain injury and how it could be improved from their perspective.

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