By Talking, Inmates, and Victims Make Things ‘More Right’

By Talking, Inmates, and Victims Make Things ‘More Right’

By Talking, Inmates, and Victims Make Things ‘More Right’ 

from The New York Times, July 5, 2014

 

“Advocates for restorative justice say the concept is often misunderstood as being “soft” on crime. But in a prison setting that does not usually challenge offenders to take personal responsibility — and where some even convince themselves they did nothing wrong — the approach offers a marked contrast. In interviews with the incarcerated men and in the dialogue circles, a common theme was how their focus when they entered prison was on survival, not reflecting on the actions that had brought them here…”

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/06/us/by-talking-inmates-and-victims-make-things-more-right.html?_r=2

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