Source: (2004) In David R. Karp and Thom Allena, eds., Restorative Justice on the College Campus: promoting student growth and responsibility, and reawakening the spirit of campus community. Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas. Pp. 61-69.
In this chapter, Tom Sebok illustrates a restorative justice conferencing model in a university setting through a particular case study. The case involved drunken and disorderly behavior by a student both on campus property (the University of Colorado) and in town (Boulder, Colorado). In fact, he was arrested by a town police officer, then booked and temporarily jailed at the police station. Through this process, his behavior came before the universityâ€™s student judicial affairs system. Sebok describes key facts of the case, a community group conference which addressed the behavior, the negotiated agreement whereby the student took responsibility for his actions, and the longer term outcome for the student.
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