Restorative Justice: Working with students
May 27, 2009
Part 2 of a series in the Badger Herald: While restorative justice programs are showing up across the country for many different state and federal criminals, the University of Colorado-Boulder and Skidmore College, among others, have decided to adopt such programs to introduce their students to non-traditional penalties.
When [David] Karp arrived at Skidmore, he was conducting research on a restorative justice program run by the Vermont Department of Corrections. He then joined as a volunteer on the Skidmore Judicial Board, at which time he presented the possibility of a restorative justice program at the university. Since that time, he says the program has seen a great deal of success.Read it all. Part 1, an overview of restorative justice use in criminal matters,"Choice of healing or punishment," is here.