Cops in Heaven

Say he polices the yard. Say he notes everything out of order. He will see the man with M.S. In the motorized chair by the crosswalk The curb too high for the wheels, where the water from the lush storm pools By the side of the road. He will see what doesn’t belong in Heaven. … Continue reading Cops in Heaven

Honoring Article 12 of the Conventions on the Rights of the Child with Restorative Justice

Honoring Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with Restorative Justice [1] By Amy D’Amico Introduction I. From November 2008 through June of 2009, I was trained by an organization called Partners in Restorative Initiatives in Rochester, NY, and took part in a diversion program to the adversarial criminal justice system … Continue reading Honoring Article 12 of the Conventions on the Rights of the Child with Restorative Justice