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One-third of police chiefs 'oppose restorative justice'
One-third of chief constables in England and Wales are opposed to the use of restorative justice, it has been claimed.
Supporters of the initiative, which can see young people meet victims of their crime and make amends, argue it can drastically reduce re-offending rates through making offenders come to terms with the consequences of their actions.
Group-Conflict Resolution: Sources of Resistance to Reconciliation
To what extent can insights from apology and forgiveness in dyadic disputes be imported into the group conflict context?
How might differences between the two types of disputes necessitate differing dispute resolution techniques?
How is disputant resistance to conflict resolution changed or amplified in the group-conflict context?
These questions are the focus of the articles published in the spring 2009 issue of the journal Law and Contemporary Problems. The articles grew out of presentations made at a conference organised by the Law and Human Behavior progamme at Vanderbilt University Law School with financial assistance from the Andrus Family Fund.