comparison of 3 articlesPaper Rating: Word Count: 2159 Approx Pages: 9
Restorative Justice in School Communities
This article deals with restorative justice in school communities. It looks at three different areas in America where restorative justice is being used in schools. There are some differences and some similarities. One thing they all have in common is that this "take on juvenilecrime gives the offender a chance to reconcile with not only the victim, but the community as well. The main objective of restorative justice is to provide an alternative to the typical juvenile justice system as well as turning these behavioral, drug or alcohol related incidents into "learning experiences .
Teen Court: An Examination of Processes and Outcomes
This article deals with teen court. This study examines the teen court of Dona Ana County, New Mexico, including its processes and recidivism rates. The participants were randomly selected from the program and traced through the local Juvenile Probation An Parole Office (JPPO) database. Interviews were taken with a teen court staff member, JPPO staff members, and former teen court participants. The recidivism rates were found to be affected by, gend