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An Introduction to Restorative Justice Practices in Taiwan

Chang, Yao-Chung (Lennon); Huang, Hsiao-Fen


The core concept of restorative justice has long existed and been practiced in Taiwan's criminal justice system. It has however, been marginalised for a very long period of time. That was until 2003 when Taiwan began pursuing a polarised approach to its criminal policy with both 'leniency' and 'punishment' policies coexisting. Restorative justice has become a key component of Taiwan's leniency criminal policy. This paper examines current restorative justice practices in Taiwan. After providing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Community Justice


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