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Restorative Justice Efforts in Correctional Education

Eggleston, Carolyn
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Journal of Correctional Education 50(2): 38-71.

The 6 articles in this special issue of the journal explore applications of restorative justice in correctional education. Editor Carolyn Eggleston offers an introduction.

A day in the life of a prison teacher is described by Ira Brand. Sam Halstead outlines the principles of restorative justice for use in correctional and alternative educational settings. Bill Bays describes a model for restorative justice programs in a vocational class. Torfinn Langelid discusses the Import Model, established 30 years ago in Norway. William R. Muth examines 2 community-based and 3 institution-based programs managed by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Lorraine Stutzman-Amstutz reviews some of the issues associated with developing Offender-Victim Reconciliation Programs.


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