Restorative Justice

The Prevention Researcher, Volume 20, Number 1, 2013, Item# 201

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Restorative Justice is an exciting approach to dealing with crime and wrongdoing which is beginning to take hold within our schools and juvenile justice systems. However, it is still new enough that many people are not aware of what restorative justice is or how it works.

Therefore, we have developed this issue to act as a primer for those who are not familiar with this approach, while at the same time, providing information useful for those already using, or considering using, restorative justice within their programs.

Articles within this issue include:
"Introducing Restorative Justice: Re-Visioning Responses to Wrongdoing" by Avery Calhoun
Providing a brief history of the restorative justice movement, definitions, and outcomes.

"The Fairness Committee: Restorative Justice in a Small Urban Public High School" by Maria Hantzopoulos
Looking at a successful restorative justice program used within a school environment.

"Family Group Conferencing: A Pilot Project within the Juvenile Court System in Louisville, Kentucky" by Susan Hanley Duncan and Ida Dickie
A case study looking at implementing a family conferencing pilot project within a juvenile justice program.

"Practices and Policies for Implementing Restorative Justice within Schools" by Sandra Pavelka
Examines necessary support systems and potential challenges schools may face when implementing restorative justice programs.

"Restorative Justice Conferencing, Oral Language Competence, and Young Offenders: Are These High-Risk Conversations?" by Pamela Snow
Examination of how restorative justice conferences may be impacted by a youth’s unidentified language impairment.

"Broadening Our Perspectives with Restorative Practices: An Interview with Ted Wachtel" by Colette Kimball
If restorative justice is “intervention,” then restorative practices are “prevention.” This interview looks at how the two approaches are related and the impact and use of restorative practices.

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