Source: (1998) Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution 1 (May).

Victim-offender mediation programs often limit services to juvenile and property crimes. However, some programs are beginning to broaden their services to deal with adult offenses and more serious crimes. Price claims that victim-offender mediation for more serious crimes may be substantively different than for other offenses. He presents some ways in which mediation for serious crimes will be different; likewise, he summarizes principles elaborated by Mark Umbreit for mediation in such cases. To illustrate his points, Price narrates a mediation case involving a death from drunk driving.


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