vital to have a justice process that can adequately deal with wrongdoers in a manner that incarceration has not, and in recent times, such an ideology of justice has emerged; restorative justice. This journal will divulge into restorative justice, and to do this, I shall; describe restorative, compare and contrast different types of concepts of justice, exemplify critiques, and benefits of restorative justice, and discuss the future of restorative justice. In the end, restorative justice will be clearly
B. Restorative Justice There is some theoretical ambiguity in the meaning of Restorative Justice in spite of the many definitions and studies done on the subject. Restorative Justice has been defined as “an ethos with practical goals, among which to restore harm by including affected parties in a (direct or indirect) encounter and a process of understanding through voluntary and honest dialogue.” It is primarily concerned with the reinstatement of victims to life before the crime, restoration
¨1 in every 15 African American men, 1 in every 36 Hispanic men are incarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 106 white men. 2. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, one in three black men can expect to go to prison in their lifetime¨. Our prison system is looked at as a place of violence. Many people may argue that it should be that way and many people argue to disagree. Prisons most important function must be to rehabilitate and reintegrate criminals into society so prisons can have a positive
Section A: Plan of investigation (168 words) How successful have post-genocide efforts at reconciliation been in Rwanda? The 1994 Rwandan genocide had left nearly one million people dead. Inevitably, after such extreme violence, coming to terms with the past is emotionally scarring and becomes a major challenge for a society like Rwanda to reconcile. The aim of this investigation is to find out how successful these post-genocide efforts have been in reconciling the Tutsis and the Hutus.