Restorative Justice Practices Meeting The Philosophical Goals Of The Juvenile Justice System

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AJ 207 – Assign 7 1-To what extent do you see restorative justice practices meeting the philosophical goals of the juvenile justice system? Discuss specific features that do and do not correspond to the philosophy of the juvenile justice system? The extent that I see justice practices meeting the philosophical goals of the juvenile justice system has moved toward a retributive justice philosophy that gives punishment priority. The juvenile justice systems new approach is more of a balanced approach with a philosophical framework. The balanced and restorative approach provides a significant change in toles and image of the juvenile justice system from a revolving door to a resource. The resource makes juvenile offenders accountable and enhances the quality of life within communities by community restoration using preventive services to help improve the safety of the community. 2-Compare and contrast the different types of restorative justice (i.e., VOM, FGC, NRB, peacemaking/sentencing circles) …show more content…

A Victim-offender medication includes a trained mediator, the victim, and the offender will attend a meeting, the goal is to meet the victims and the offenders needs with healing dialogue as transformative. During a family group conference, a facilitator follows a script or an outline allowing the offender to speak first. Then the victim and then the participants, the purpose is to move process through phases. The neighborhood board includes a board chair, volunteers, the offender and the victim in which the board initiates member deliberation after questioning the offender and their parents through some variation emerging toward circle or a family group conferencing process. I think the neighborhood board conference is best suited to the juvenile justice system because there is neighborhood social support and community norm affirmation which focuses on

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