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Restorative Justice in the Twenty-first Century: A Social Movement Full of Opportunities and Pitfalls.

Umbreit, Mark S
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Marquette Law Review. 89(2):251-304.

This Article provides an overview of the restorative justice
movement in the twenty-first century. In Section II we offer a summary
of the movement’s distinguishing characteristics, its history and
development, and what it looks like in practice. Section III is focused
on restorative justice dialogue, the most widely practiced and
extensively researched modality of the restorative justice movement.
We present a review of current restorative justice dialogue research and
an examination of public policy support for such dialogue across the
United States. In Section IV we turn to continuing issues, including
pitfalls, opportunities, and questions for the future. (excerpt)


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