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New York Times article shows why restorative justice is needed

February 14, 2012

The article describes how lawyer Nader Hasen, whose cousin is the psychiatrist from Ft. Hood who shot and killed people, met with one of the murdered victim’s relatives. Today the two are working to prevent similar horrors.

Our mainstream justice system largely ignores the needs of those harmed by crime and instead mainly focuses on identifying and punishing people who commit crimes.

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