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Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a range of restorative practices that can be implemented. The authors, renowned experts in the area of restorative justice, provide information not found in other restorative justice texts.
Chapter 2: Reflections from a Descendant of the Minnesota Restitution Center (MRC)
Reflections from a Descendant of the Minnesota Restitution Center (MRC)
A consultant for the National Institute of Corrections and the National Institute of Justice, Kay Pranis has received many awards for her work in restorative justice and peacemaking, the latest being the 2001 American Probation and Parole Association's Sam Houston State University Award. Pranis is the author of numerous articles and book chapters. Her most recent book, The Little Book of Circle Processes, describes the working of peacemaking circles in a broad range of contexts.
I went to work for the Minnesota Department of Corrections in early 1994 in a brand- new position that we titled restorative justice ...