14) There was a full-fledged sentencing circle
held on November 2007 in PEI.
The decision came after a sentencing circle
recommended Pauchay serve his sentence in the community along with spiritual guidance and healing.
74) The sentencing circle
has two purposes: to promote "the community healing process by providing a forum for the community to address the parties of the victimization," and to allow the courts to hear directly from everyone affected by the crime.
A conference or sentencing circle
puts the offender's behavior under the scrutiny of family and community and inevitably involves shame.
Nearly a year later and after careful and heavily scrutinized deliberation, provincial court Judge Barry Morgan allowed Pauchay to face a sentencing circle
in lieu of a trial.
He was bothered by some homeless Aboriginal men, who were laughing at someone who had to sit with a council of Elders in a sentencing circle
Finally, he related his personal experience with a sentencing circle
in North Minneapolis.
The judge was following the recommendation of a Native sentencing circle
The request for a sentencing circle
by two Saskatoon police officers convicted of dropping a Native man off on the city's outskirts on a frigid winter's night was harshly rejected by a provincial court judge on Dec.
Notably missing are his mother and friends, many of whom had agreed to attend this Sentencing Circle
Using the facts of the `You're Dead" case as starting points, suggest different scenarios: for example, `At the Lockers', `On the way home' `In the lunchroom" `At the PetroCan' `On the phone', `At the sentencing circle
(see Today's Trial).
She said she decided to do a film documenting the work being done in Hollow Water after she saw a newspaper article about the first sentencing circle