Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

In an important sense restorative justice is a

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Unformatted text preview: dispute resolution, as well as in offender rehabilitation and risk management. In an important sense, restorative justice is a community solution since as Braithwaite notes: Crime is best controlled when members of the community are the primary controllers through active participation in shaming offenders, and having shamed them, through concerted participation in ... integrating the offender back in to the community... Low Crime societies are societies where people do not mind their own business, where tolerance of deviance has definite limits, where communities prefer to handle their own crime problems rather than hand them over to professionals.8 Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 19 Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 20 VI. Summary: A Balanced and Restorative Justice Model Grounded in a restorative value-base, the balanced mission specifies clear goals for juvenile justice directed at meeting the traditional needs for sanctioning, rehabilitation, and increased public safety, while at the same time serving...
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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.

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