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Victim Offender Mediation: An Analysis of Programs in Four States of the U.S.

Umbreit, Mark S
June 4, 2015

Source: (1992) Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Justice, 214p.

This report presents the results of the first large cross-site evaluation of victim offender mediation programs. Programs in four cities: Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Oakland, and Austin: were examined in a number of areas, including mediation process and outcomes, client satisfaction, perceptions of fairness, cost implications, restitution completion, and recidivism. The report presents a number of conclusions about victim offender mediation programs. Implications for policy and program development are also discussed. Executive Summary Available online.


AbstractCourtsEvaluation/StudyNorth America and CaribbeanPoliceRJ and the WorkplaceRJ in SchoolsRJ OfficeStatutes and LegislationSystemTeachers and StudentsVictim Offender Mediation
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