Restorative Justice

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Restorative Justice
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Restorative Justice
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  1. RJ definiton
    • a positive processĀ 
    • collective responsibility got crime
    • involves dialogue and negotiation
    • aims to acknowledge and repair harm
  2. benefits for victim
    • empowering, emotionally satisfying,
    • closure, diminishes fear
    • offering a resolution
    • chance to forgive
  3. benefits for offender
    • allows offender to explain themselves
    • gives them opportunity to be forgiven
    • to know the damage caused
    • participate in a discussion of himself
  4. limitiations
    • nature of the offense
    • Sherman and Strang 2007: RJ more effective for serious, interpersonal crimes
    • corporate crime?
    • power relations - victims of domestic violence
    • apology cannot be forced or it is not meaningful
    • does it place burdens on victims to forgive
    • practical? time and cost
    • fear

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