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in the system; * Source: Adapted from Maloney, D., D. Romig, and T. Armstrong. (1988). Juvenile probation: The balanced approach. Reno,
NV: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 14 Table I
Retributive and Restorative Assumptions*
Retributive Justice Restorative Justice Crime is an act against the state, a violation
of a law, an abstract idea Crime is an act against another person and
the community The criminal justice system controls crime Crime
control lies primarily
community Offender accountability defined as taking
responsibility and taking action to repair
harm Crime is an individual act with individual
responsibility Crime has both individual
dimensions of responsibility Punishment is effective
a. threat of punishment deters crime
b. punishment changes behavior Punishment alone is not effective in changing
behavior and is disruptive to community
harmony and good relationships Victims are peripheral to the process Victims are
central to the process of
resolving a crime The offender is defined by deficits The offender is defined by capacity to make
reparation Focus on...
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