Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: ; victim services; victim input into juvenile justice decision making (e.g., on type of restitution, community service); restorative community service; direct victim service or victim-driven 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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