Restorative justice, employed in both ancient and modern societies, is designed to repair the harm that a criminal offense inflicts on victims, offenders, and communities. Today, backlogged court dockets, dissatisfaction with the adversarial process, and overcrowded prisons have incited a necessary discussion of alternatives for dealing with the accused and the convicted. This book examines how restorative justice works - promoting healing by emphasizing the restoration of victims' emotional and material losses, creating ...

Restorative Justice 2004, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820457581

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