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2. Contrary impulses between punishment and rehabilitation - Restorative justice replaces the
focus on punishment (as measured by pain inflicted) with a focus on accountability, as
measured by taking responsibility. Such accountability is not in conflict with, and in fact
3. Victim frustration and alienation - Restorative justice provides for victim involvement and
4. Public expectation that the criminal justice system will control crime - Restorative justice has
a goal of reparation and would measure outcomes based on the question: To what degree has
the harm been repaired? Restorative Justice would reject the assumption that sanctions can
or should be a major influence in crime control; a restorative policy would force a rethinking
of crime reduction strategies.”
5. Failure of increasing punishment to change behavior - Restorative justice is not premised on
an assumption that punishment will change behavior and therefor...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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