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Restorative justice in Ireland — The theory, the experience, and the potential.

McCarthy, Shane
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) The Irish Review of Community Economic Development Law and Policy. 2(1):21-38.

This paper explores the understanding of Restorative Justice (RJ) in the modern Irish criminal justice system. It will
seek to define restorative justice, examine its prevalence in Ireland and the practical impact that restorative justice
projects have on the communities in which they are situate. It further considers the potential for restorative justice
in the mainstream criminal justice system and concludes by offering suggestions as to how restorative justice might
be incorporated and developed to the benefit of communities.


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