Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

These professionals including several involved in

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Unformatted text preview: nile justice systems have adopted the balanced mission as a prototype for systemic reform. However, some juvenile justice managers and their staff are accepting the challenges of the new model to move toward “balance” in meeting the needs of victim, offender and community. These professionals, including several involved in demonstration efforts in local juvenile justice systems in five states, have in recent months begun a long-term process of “reinventing” or restructuring their systems based on the balanced mission and the restorative justice framework. As pilot sites in a national action research project funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to implement the Balanced and Restorative Justice model, local jurisdictions in Oregon, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota are using the mission and framework as a guide to strategic planning for systemic reform. At the same time, each jurisdiction is initiating pilot programs which demonstrate the principles of the model on a small scale. While at d...
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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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