Restorative justice from the perspective of crime victims

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Garkawe, S 1999, 'Restorative justice from the perspective of crime victims', Queensland University of Technology Law Journal, vol. 15, pp. 40-56.

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Recent trend in common law legal systems to establish restorative justice programs - usually involves offenders and victims meeting and reaching an agreement for the offender to repair damage caused to the victim - enables victims to have a direct role in dealing with the crime committed against them.