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Are restorative justice conferences more fair than criminal courts? comparing levels of observed procedural justice in the reintegrative shaming experiments (RISE)

Barnes, G. C.; Hyatt, J. M.; Angel, C. M.; Strang, H.; Sherman, L. W.


The reintegrative shaming experiments (RISE) were conducted in Canberra, Australia, between 1995 and 2000. RISE compared the effects of standard court proceedings to restorative justice (RJ)–focused diversionary conferences (DCs) with juvenile, young adult, and adult offenders who had been arrested for personal property, shoplifting, violent, or drunk driving offenses. We evaluated, using observational data, the effect of RJ conferences on objective procedural justice. We find that the DCs...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Criminal Justice Policy Review
DOI: 10.1177/0887403413512671


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