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Restorative Justice and the Notion of ‘Success’

Hayes, Hennessey
June 4, 2015

Source: (1998) Ethics and Justice. 1(1).

Hayes discusses the indicators for success in the criminal justice system. He points out that restorative justice has a high satisfaction rate for victims and offenders than the traditional justice system. In this way, the processes are deemed to be successful. However, Hayes sees a danger in equating economic return and the notion of success.


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