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“The Development and Impact of Victim-Offender Mediation in the United States.”

Umbreit, Mark S
June 4, 2015

Source: (1995) Mediation Quarterly 12(3):63-276.

This article describes victim-offender mediation (VOM) in the United States and traces its historical development. The rationale and purpose of VOM is discussed and the research is reviewed. Umbreit discusses the opportunities and dangers presented by VOM and compares this approach to mediation in other settings, and presents key research findings.


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