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Dan Van Ness proposes that a broad-based international coalition select a particular crime that would become the subject of a global campaign to reduce its incidence and the harm resulting from it. He suggests burglary might be a likely candidate and outlines a process for laying the groundwork for such a campaign. The basic premise underlying his proposal is that most countries have not made significant commitments to restorative justice. Firmly establishing restorative justice in a part of the criminal justice system that cannot be marginalized (as might juvenile cases, for example) will make wholesale adoption of restorative justice more likely.

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