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Diversionary Conferences in Australia: A Reply to the Optimists and the Skeptics.

Daly, Kathleen
June 4, 2015

Source: (1996) Draft paper for American Society of Criminology Annual Meetings, 20-23 November.

Daly explores four critiques of restorative justice. These inclusd (1) due process, (2) Anti-racist, (3) feminist, and (4) a potpourri. While noting the possible problems of power imbalances and net widening, Daly uses observational data to counteract many of the arguments. In the end, Day finds that conferencing ‘does more good than harm.’


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