The clearinghouse will include a state-by-state guide to statutes, case law, agencies and programs. The clearinghouse will also provide a method of social networking to allow those in the field to interface with one another, as well as academic articles, legal resources and research into the field.

Restorative justice practitioners often focus on specific activities, specializing in issues such as aiding victims of violent crimes. The clearinghouse will allow those practitioners to help provide for victims and others who need services in a variety of fields in which the practitioner doesn’t necessarily have expertise.

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