a theory and method in criminal justice in which it is arranged that the victim and the community receive restitution from the offender.
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How to use restorative justice in a sentence
For all the social and historical injustices Indigenous peoples have faced, we understand that the time to rectify these wrongs and implement historical and restorative justice is now.
This is the next great adventure, the next evolution in conservation and restorative justice on a social and cultural level, an action to match intention among those who love our lands and want to do right by them.
Trust in the community, in the possibility for transformational restorative justice work, can be extremely healing for people who are on the front lines.For protesters, trauma lingers long after the marching ends | Julia Dupuis | September 23, 2021 | Vox
There are paths toward restorative justice, and routes toward pain.
Well, I believe in a combination of criminal justice and restorative justice.
British Dictionary definitions for restorative justice
a method of dealing with convicted criminals in which they are urged to accept responsibility for their offences through meeting victims, making amends to victims or the community, etc
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