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Parallel justice for victims of crime.

Source: (2010) Washington, DC: National Center for Victims of Crime.THe concept of Parallel Justice is rooted in the belief that society has an obligation to provide justice to victims. When a crime has occurred, the social contract has been breac... READ MORE

Parallel Justice: A New Framework for Providing Justice for Crime Victims

Source: (2005) VOMA Connections no. 19 (Winter): 5, 10. Downloaded 3 May 2005.Many victims of crime feel ignored, excluded, and profoundly disrespected by the criminal justice system. Opportunities to participate in the criminal justice process... READ MORE

Bringing Victims Into Community Policing

Source: (2003) Washington, DC: US Dept of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.The first section of the guide defines repeat victimization and discusses its significance within overall crime totals. It indicates how analysis of ... READ MORE

A role for victims in offender reentry

Source: (2001) Crime and Delinquency. 47(3): 428-445The current scale of offender reentry creates unprecedented challenges for those, including victims, who have an interest in the successful reintegration of offenders into the community. Current... READ MORE

Beyond Restorative Justice

Source: (2001) In, Brian Williams (ed.), Reparation And Victim-Focused Social Work (pp 34-44). London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.Restorative justice holds great promise as a set of values which promote healing and strengthen the social bonds... READ MORE

Viewing restorative justice through victims’ eyes

Source: (1999) Community Corrections Report 6 (September/October): 83-84.Despite improvements in the criminal justice system in addressing the needs and rights of victims, crime victims often feel further unsatisfied, alienated, and mistreated by ... READ MORE

"The Search for Parallel Justice."

Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Restoration for Victims of Crime Conference. Australian Institute of Criminology and Victims Referral and Assistance Service. MelbourneHerman explores the needs of victims. She lists the strengths and weakness... READ MORE