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Are Restorative Justice Conferences Effective in Reducing Repeat Offending? Findings from a Campbell Systematic Review

Sherman, Lawrence; Strang, Heather; Mayo-Wilson, Evan; Woods , Daniel; Ariel, Barak


Objectives This paper synthesizes the effects on repeat offending reported in ten eligible randomized trials of face-to-face restorative justice conferences (RJCs) between crime victims, their accused or convicted offenders, and their respective kin and communities. Methods After an exhaustive search strategy that examined 519 studies that could have been eligible for our rigorous inclusion criteria, we found ten that did. Included studies measured recidivism by 2 years of convictions after...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Quantitative Criminology
DOI: 10.1007/s10940-014-9222-9


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