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Exorcising the Ghosts

Anonymous, Jim
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. November/December 2001. Issue 6. Downloaded 8 June 2004.

Relates the story of a graduate student who used restorative justice conferencing to deal with his intense anger at five youths who engaged him in a fight after drinking. The student advocates conferencing with the aggressors individually, and discusses the healing aspects for himself in the difficult process.


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