Source: (2013) Probation Junior. 4(2):79-95.

Restorative justice has emerged from communities and through the passion of dedicated practitioners, victims and offenders. The future is uncertain as governments take interest in a top down and controlled version of this community led ethos. The paper identifies three opportunities for restorative justice, alerting the restorative justice movement that if it does not restore the damages caused by its own power-interest battles, it will soon be diminished. (Author's abstract)

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