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Improving the human condition.

Powell, Jon
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) Campbell Law Review. 35(2):283-286.

As a criminal defense attorney, I was often frustrated with my
inability and the inability of the system I worked in to bring healing to
people who had been injured by crime. It was this frustration that led me to
explore ways to bring people together so that they could share their pain,
their needs, and their stories in powerful ways. From these stories, they
could explore ways to address the harm caused by criminal behavior. I
later learned there is a name for this practice: Restorative Justice. (excerpt)


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