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“The J Scale: Measuring Restorative Justice.”

Claassen, Ron
June 4, 2015

Source: (1996) Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies.

This is one in a series of papers on basic principles of restorative justice. Noting and applauding a growing interest in restorative justice, Claassen cautions that the words may be used to describe many things that, in actions and outcomes, are not in fact restorative. Therefore, he provides a table with some continuums that can be helpful in evaluating and measuring actions and outcomes to determine if justice processes are actually implementing restorative justice.


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