Cojustice embraces the new paradigm
of restorative community justice.
This webpage is a new resource for ideas, theories, analysis, and methods of a new form of justice
that we believe can be more compassionate, more inclusive and then
better equiped to serve the needs of victims, offenders and our communitites.
Cojustice is the new word that gives us a fresh way of
looking at justice that involves all
of us in the all stages of the justice process.
Cojustice is the joining together of all of us in the use of our collective power to uphold what is right,
just and lawful to restore our families and communities and world.
come up with our definition of this new word by using Webster's New
World College Dictionary, 3rd ed. 1996:
Co = 1 together (coact) 2 mutually, equally (coextensive) 3 joint or jointly (copilot, coauthor).
Justice = 1 the quality of being righteous; rectitude 2impartiality; fairness 3 the quality of being right or correct
4 sound reason; rightfulness; validity 5 reward or penalty as deserved; just deserts
6 the use of authority and power to uphold what is right, just,or lawful.