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“Returning Justice to the Community: The Indianapolis Juvenile Restorative Justice Experiment.”

Kathleen Olivares, Martin
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) Indianapolis: Hudson Institute.

This report presents the practical and theoretical rationale for restorative justice conferences, describes the development of the Indianapolis project, and presents the initial findings from the first stage of this ongoing experiment. The report describes the project’s experimental design that used random assignment procedures that provided comparisons between victims, offending youths, and parents involved in conferences, as well as those involved in other court-ordered diversion programs.


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