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victim input into juvenile
justice decision making (e.g., on type of
restorative community service; direct
community service; restorative fines. for Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 24 As previously noted, juvenile justice systems are
currently offender-driven. Thus, an additional core
value in systems moving toward restorative justice
would be to enhance and elevate the role of victims
and victim involvement in the sanctioning process.
Sanctioning based on a restorative justice framework
would establish a new hierarchy of values which
gives priority to:
@ Restoring the victim and community over
punishment of the offender.
@ Holding the offender directly accountable to the
victim and victimized communities.
@ Involving the community in holding the offender
accountable and in healing the victim and offender.
@ Acceptance of responsibility by the offender over
severity of punishment.
@ Recognizing community...
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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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