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Restorative justice young adults: Factoring in maturity and facilitating desistance.

Marder, Ian
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) London: Restorative Justice Council

Drawing on primary evidence in the form of interviews
with criminal justice practitioners and young adult offenders, as well as the existing literature, the
aim of this report is to broaden our understanding of how restorative justice can be used with
young adults (both victims and offenders) throughout the criminal justice process, considering the
relevance of the maturation process, its implications for restorative practitioners working with this
age group, and why restorative justice might be effective at encouraging desistance from crime. (excerpt)


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