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restorative justice


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A form of criminal justice that emphasizes reparation to the victim or the affected members of the community by the offender, as by cash payment or community service.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several forms of justice that attempts to repair the harm done to the victim, sometimes by making the offender make restitution.


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