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Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Principles in Juvenile Justice: A Meta-Analysis
(NCJ 250872) May 2017
Grant, 145 page(s)
David B. Wilson, Ajima Olaghere, Catherine S. Kimbrell
 
The objective of this study was to review all available research that compared participants in a restorative justice program to participants processed in a more traditional way using meta-analytic methods. The bottom line for restorative justice programs and practices is that the evidence is promising, suggesting possible but still uncertain benefits for the youth participants in terms of reduced future delinquent behavior and other non-delinquent outcomes.
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