Source: (2008) Dublin: National Commission on Restorative Justice.

The report refers to international evidence from the perspectives of victims, offenders and the community. It demonstrates that while satisfaction and participation rates among victims and offenders may be positive across many countries, additional research is necessary when exploring restorative justice in the context of reducing recidivism rates. The report also provides an up-to-date analysis of restorative justice measures currently operating domestically and makes recommendations as to how current schemes could be improved. (excerpt)

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