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Past methods of probation and parole supervision have largely relied on caseworkers who monitor their "clients" as well as they can. But, as numbers of "clients" increase, studies indicate that this model is ineffectual. The time has come to significantly rethink the approaches to community supervision. This book addresses the specific ways of achieving these goals by presenting six case studies of probation programs that represent a practical side of the community justice ideal. What emerges is a provocative and enlightening new approach to the problems of probation and parole.
Chapter Four: Restorative Justice, Reparation, and the Southside Project
Restorative Justice, Reparation, and the Southside Project
The current criminal justice system, both in its policies and practices, focuses on the offender as a lawbreaker. Crime is reduced to legal questions of guilt and punishment. Mounting evidence, however, is indicting the justice system ...