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“Restored to What?”

Morris, Ruth
June 4, 2015

Source: (1996) Toronto, Ont., Canada, April 1996

Morris compares the terms restorative justice and transformative justice. She points out the problems that can occur when working in the current justice system, especially cooptation. It is important to see where changes and criticisms may lead. At the same time, restoring the past may only reinforce power imbalances. She urges proponents of restorative justice to consider the importance of terminology.


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