Back to RJ Archive

Rethinking Criminal Justice: Retribution vs. Restoration

Judah, Eleanor Hannon
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Introduction, in Criminal Justice: Retribution vs. Restoration. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work 23(1/2): 1-6.

In this introduction to a special journal issue entitled, ‘Criminal Justice: Retribution vs. Restoration’, the guest editors present reasons to reform the criminal justice system, using restorative justice as a better way, ‘an idea whose time has come’.


AbstractPrisonsRetributionRJ and the WorkplaceRJ in SchoolsRJ TheoryStatutes and LegislationTeachers and Students
Support the cause

We've Been Restoring Justice for More Than 40 Years

Your donation helps Prison Fellowship International repair the harm caused by crime by emphasizing accountability, forgiveness, and making amends for prisoners and those affected by their actions. When victims, offenders, and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results are transformational.

Donate Now