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Learners will examine the theoretical, historical, and philosophical perspectives on restorative justice will be analyzed. Foundational principles and values of restorative justice will be explored in the context of restorative justice as a response to crime and violence distinct from traditional methods within the criminal justice system. The course contrasts restorative justice with the dominant retributive/punitive model of justice focusing on victim/offender reconciliation programs, family/group conferencing and circle remedies. A variety of processes and program models for restorative justice will also be examined with emphasis on program effectiveness. (Formerly BLES315)

    Prerequisites

  • LAWS-1207, and LAWS-2205
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