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Why restorative justice needs research.

Wright, Martin
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) In, Melinda Gyokos and Krisztina Lanyi, eds., European best practices of restorative justice in criminal Procedure. Budapest: Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Republic of Hungary.pp. 265-275.

Just as when we were considering how to respond to crime, we began by considering how to prevent it, when we now consider the response itself, we begin by considering how the response is designed. So, we have to explore what the qualities of a good justice system are. We do not go straight to the outcome; we look first at the structure and the process. In this context, research could be compared to an audit. (excerpt)


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