Source: (2011) Revisioning Justice. Restorative Justice Week 2011. Correctional Services Canada.

Instead of us defining justice for the victim, we should let them define justice for us. That may mean getting help in the community to begin to live a violence free life. It may mean accessing information to help make sense of the crime. It may mean looking across the table at the offender and telling them how much harm they caused. And it may mean sitting in court and listening as the offender is sent to prison. (excerpt)