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NCJ Number: 155984 Find in a Library
Title: Restorative Initiative: What is the Department's Role
Journal: Criminal Justice Quarterly, Issue 11  Dated:(1995)  Pages:1-5
Author(s): A Hartley
Corporate Author: New Zealand Dept of Justice
New Zealand
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: New Zealand Dept of Justice
Wellington, New Zealand
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: New Zealand
Annotation: This newsletter contains several articles pertaining to criminal justice issues in New Zealand.
Abstract: The article on restorative justice clarifies the role of the New Zealand Department of Justice in the evaluation of restorative justice, with an emphasis on the responsibilities, constraints, and objectives which make its role in such initiatives different from that of community or non-governmental institutions. Another article summarizes research conducted by a Department of Justice employee into victim-offender mediation and reparation projects in Great Britain. The final article outlines the features and uses of a new model developed by the Department of Justice to forecast prison population figures.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Foreign criminal justice systems; Great Britain/United Kingdom; New Zealand; Prison population prediction; Restitution; Victim-offender reconciliation; Victims of Crime
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