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Restorative justice: An idea whose time has come?

Rethinking Crime & Punishment, Anne
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) London, UK: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Downloaded 8 September 2004.

Restorative justice (RJ) describes efforts to repair the damage caused by an offender’s crime through dialogue and negotiation involving the victim and the wider community. Drawing on the findings of a major inquiry undertaken by JUSTICE, this briefing charts RJ’s international appeal and sets out ten key lessons that should govern its further growth in Britain. Author’s abstract.


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