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Lisa Rea: Restorative Justice: Restoring Victims and Communities.

May 30, 2009

Advocates of restorative justice argue that it isn’t enough to just
“process” offenders in ways that emphasize only the fact that their
crime is a crime against the state. Instead, victims are seeking ways
to heal while arguing that direct offender accountability will increase
the chance that offenders will change their conduct after being
released from prison or jail. With the participation of victims in such
projects, the victims’ satisfaction with the criminal justice system


Read the full article from Freedom From Fear Magazine published online by UNICRI.


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