Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

This role and the importance of linking outcomes to

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Unformatted text preview: h this usage may appear somewhat odd to some readers, especially in reference to offenders, the idea of customers of juvenile justice is important because it implies a rejection of the long-held view that the juvenile offender is the only client of the system. The use of “customer” here also implies a more active and empowered participatory as well as service recipient, role for each of the three parties. This role, and the importance of linking outcomes to customer needs is explained in more detail later in the text. 5. For more discussion of the retributive model that emerged in juvenile justice in the 1980s and its relationship to the “just deserts” model, see Bazemore and Umbreit, (1995). The contrast between restorative and retributive justice is elaborated in Zehr, (1990) and Bazemore and Umbreit, (1995). Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 59 6. While offender rehabilitation and reintegration are primary goals of restorative justice, the model also acknowledges...
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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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