Sherman, Lawrence W; Strang, Heather; Angel, Caroline; Woods, Daniel; Barnes, Geoffrey C; Bennett, Sarah; Inkpen, Nova; Rossner, Meredith
The growing use of restorative justice provides a major opportunity for experimental criminology and evidence-based policy. Face-to-face meetings led by police ofﬁcers between crime victims and their offenders are predicted to reduce the harm to victims caused by the crime. This prediction is derived not only from the social movement for restorative justice, but also from psychological and sociological theories. Four randomized, controlled trials of this hypothesis in London and Canberra, with...[Show more]
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