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Impacting Juvenile Justice in Australia: The Experience of Family Group Conferencing.

Sarre, Rick
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Journal of the Institute of Justice and International Studies. 4:38-43.

The notion of restorative justice has been a topic of particular interest among justice practitioners and academics in Australia, especially in the last twenty years. The concept has, however, been recognized for hundred of years and its roots lie in antiquity. This paper is designed to look at one aspect of restorative justice: the idea of family group conferencing for juvenile offenders. Before reviewing that notion, it is worth spending a few moments looking at some theoretical premises. (excerpt)


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