Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: es, would be likely to increase use and efficiency of community-based programs. They would recognize the need, on the other hand, for secure facilities to protect the public from those offenders who represent significant risks to public safety. Moreover, restorative justice policies and practices would be employed as part of a systemic response to even the most serious offenders as well as in response to first offenses. On the front-end, restorative justice would demand a sanction requiring the offender to make amends to victims and the community, as well as a reintegrative and/or habilitative response. For the most serious offenders in secure institutions, responses such as victim awareness education may be appropriate. The competency development goal, discussed in more detail later in this document, more directly addresses the needs of offenders for habilitation and reintegration from a restorative perspective. Restoring Communities. Daniel Van Ness has written that restorative justice responds to crime at the micro level by addressing the harm that results when a s...
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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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