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Restorative Justice: Practice.

Van Ness, Daniel W
June 4, 2015

Source: (1990) Washington, DC: Justice Fellowship.

Restorative justice is new paradigm of justice, and the purpose of this third in a 3 part series (see Van Ness, et al. 1989) is to outline specific programs designed to advance restorative justice by achieving the four goals. The first chapter discusses the importance of comprehensive planning and suggests a framework for such planning. Chapters two through five present programs that help accomplish restorative justice, including two program briefs for each of the four goals. The first type of program brief outlines essential elements of existing programs, and the second type of program briefly outlines program ideas that may suggest new directions for implementing restorative justice. The authors call for constant evaluation of programs to prevent co-option or subversion of such programs.


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