Source: (2003) Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference On Restorative Justice. Centre for Restorative Justice. 1-4 June. Vancouver BC. Downloaded 16 June 2003.
The FAVOR Group believes that when our criminal justice system begins to take the healing needs of victims and offenders seriously, and does an adequate job of meeting those needs, only then will victims be no longer so concerned with how much punishment an offender receives. Currently, victims receive little else that feels like Justice. Our society tells us that Justice equals punishment. Abstract courtesy of the Centre for Restorative Justice, Simon Fraser University, www.sfu.ca/cfrj
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