Source: (2002) Restorative Justice Online. August 2002 Edition.

This special issue of Youth & Society collects a number of articles that address issues of adolescent substance abuse in relation to principles and practices of restorative justice. Cases involving substance-abusing youth offenders increasingly occupy the attention and resources of the juvenile justice system. Courts deal more and more with youth problems that would once have been handled in community settings through youth agencies and treatment facilities.

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