May 7 - May 7, 2008 New technique in corrections:...

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May 7, 2008 New technique in corrections: restorative justice – Haas chp 28; brief overview of the last few decades of research on restorative justice Victim/offender mediation – gives victim a chance to confront victimizer Annalise Acorn, compulsory Compassion: A critique of restorative justice (2004); critic of program and doesn’t think it’s affective. Has learned that offenders typically play along with what they see is desired of them. Offender becomes more cynical after this experience, learns what to say/do/act to make others happy. These programs promise healing but don’t deliver, and provide another way for offenders to get one over on the system. Comparative Criminal Justice (other countries) o Mexico o T or F; in Mexico it has never been and is still not a crime to escape (or attempt to escape) from prison – TRUE Considers legislation from time to time but it never makes it o South America and 1 western European nation o
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course CRJU 203 taught by Professor Haas during the Spring '06 term at University of Delaware.

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