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Find upcoming conferences from the Center of Justice Reform and find resources on past conferences, including recorded audio, powerpoints and more.



January 31, 2020
A panel of prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, criminal justice reformers, and restorative justice practitioners discussed new approaches to the criminal justice system.


September 27, 2019
Co-Hosted by the VLS Center for Justice Reform and the Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs, with support from the Vermont Court Improvement Program.

International Restorative Justice Conference »  

June 28–30, 2018
The conference will focus on three areas that reflect the levels of relationship that are so interconnected and central to building a better world: Environmental Justice, Addressing Harm and Conflict, and Building Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Communities.

Reimagining Justice »  

December 1, 2016
This day-long conference examined the changing legal framework, human rights issues, changing victims' narrative, and more.

Third Annual Vermont Treatment Court Conference »  

October 28, 2016
The third conference from our Vermont Treatment Court series, hosted by Vermont Court Administrator's Office, Department of State's Attorneys, Vermont Defender General's Office, the Governor's Highway Safety Program, and Vermont Law School and its Criminal Law Society.

Second Annual Vermont Treatment Court Conference »  

November 13, 2015
Following up on the very successful Innovative Criminal Justice Practices Conference from 2013 at Vermont Law School, the Second Annual Vermont Treatment Court Conference focused on: DUI and other Drug Treatment Dockets

Scaling Up Restorative Justice »  

June 25, 2015
This conference identified challenges and opportunities toward scaling up restorative justice throughout Vermont.

Innovative Criminal Justice Practices in Vermont »  

November 15, 2013
A conference for judges, court staff, prosecutors, defenders, community justice centers, diversion, legislators, treatment providers, law enforcement and corrections hosted by: Vermont Court Administrator’s Office; Vermont Law School Criminal Law Society; Department of State’s Attorneys; Vermont Defender General’s Office; VBA- Criminal Law Section; and the Vermont Department of Public Safety.

Restorative Justice Speaker Series:

Watch and hear our Center for Justice Reform Speaker Series

Review the latest in the series in our YouTube Playlist
and catch our next Series Event live!

Tune in for our series where the
Center for Justice Reform at Vermont Law and Graduate School
features exclusive interviews, Q&A, and presentations
with influencers and thought leaders making an impact
on Restorative Justice and Reform

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Now accepting applications for the 2022/2023 scholarship award

Full tuition award, open to new PCRJ program applicants. Scholarship recipients responsible for the cost of fees and books.

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Meet last year's recipients →