Since 1989, the Law Courts Education Society (LCES) has been dedicated to improving access to the legal system through hands-on, targeted, two-way education between the public and those working in the justice system.
Kevin Smith is the Communication and Event Coordinator with the Law Courts Education Society of B.
Vancouver, Law Courts Education Society
of British Columbia.
For more than 10 years, the Northern Native Public Legal Education program run by the Law Courts Education Society
of British Columbia has been trying to build trust.
In Vancouver, Nora Gambioli, a program manager for the Law Courts Education Society
of British Columbia, reports that studies of restorative practices with adults in BC "have consistently shown recidivism rates of 5%, and that recidivism in established school programs could be even lower, making restorative justice programs in schools a real total no-brainer" when applied in a school setting.