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Restorative justice and deterring crime

Sherman, Lawrence W; Strang, Heather


The Canberra reintegrative shaming experiments indicate that offenders are more deterred from repeat offending after experiencing the restorative justice approach of diversionary conferencing than after court proceedings. Drink drivers predict more dire consequences especially with their families, if they are caught offending again after a conference than after court. Both young offenders and drink drivers are more likely than offenders sent to court to say they will obey the law in the future....[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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