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Restorative Justice: An International Perspective

McCarney, Willie
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) Journal of the Center for Families, Children, and the Courts.volume 3. Judicial Council of California

This article outlines the phenomenal growth of restorative justice around the world. Concentrating on restorative justice as a response to offending behavior, the article focuses on a variety of practices that seek to respond to crime in a more constructive way than is conventionally achieved through the use of punishment. By evaluating the diverse programs that claim to implement restorative the article demonstrates the need to establish common principles for its use.


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