restorative justice


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restorative justice

n.
A form of criminal justice that emphasizes reparation to the victim or the affected members of the community by the offender, as by cash payment or by community service.

restorative justice

n
(Law) a method of dealing with convicted criminals in which they are urged to accept responsibility for their offences through meeting victims, making amends to victims or the community, etc
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Phase Three will see restorative justice extended to include family violence and sexual offences.
No justice system gives as much respect to his inner feelings as restorative justice system.
Muyot explained that Restorative Justice refers to the "principle of resolving conflicts with the maximum involvement of the offender, offended and the community.
Dr Wager, who is a Reader in Forensic Psychology and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, said the theory behind restorative justice is to help both sides by allowing them to heal, repair the harm and find a positive way forward.
To demonstrate the potential value of restorative justice pedagogy, we will trace the origins of the approach to the justice system and outline how restorative principles have been taken up in educational contexts.
Restorative Justice Council chief executive Jon Collins insisted the method works.
In total CDYOS oversaw 5,231 hours of restorative justice during 2014/15, with nearly three in five victims of youth crime participating.
This merger comes following the passing of Anne Rogers, a pioneer and leader in the field of Restorative Justice in Colorado and the nation, who was the founder of Restorative Solutions.
As part of a restorative justice programme, Rea was offered the chance to meet the man who invaded her home.
peace and justice activist and former Peace Commission director, Cathy Hoffman has been part of local struggles against neighborhood gentrification, work for restorative justice, community building and nonviolence and solidarity efforts with El Salvador and Palestine, She is an at-large WILPF member and in beloved partnership with former WILPF US president Betty Burkes trying to create the world which is yet to be.
The program, which started 10 years ago, marks a step away from zero-tolerance policies, which have proven to be ineffective at improving behavior and often drive students into the school-to-prison pipeline, says David Yusem, Oakland USD's restorative justice program manager.