The Indianapolis Restorative Justice Experiment

Figures

Figure 1: Reported Levels of Satisfaction

Figure 1: Bar graph showing respondents' satisfaction levels, as measured by four indicators: belief that the program is a good way to address certain types of juvenile crime, belief that the program should be discontinued, willingness to recommend program to a friend, and satisfaction with the way their cases were handled.

Note: For the first, second, and fourth indicators, the figure reflects the percentage of respondents who "agreed" or "strongly agreed" with the statement. For the third, the figure shows the percentage who responded "yes."

* No conference group victims recommended discontinuing the program.

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Figure 2: Reported Perceptions of Effectiveness, Fairness,
   Involvement, and Respect

Figure 2: Bar graph showing respondents' reported perceptions of effectiveness, fairness, involvement, and respect, as measured by feelings of involvement and respect and beliefs that program helped solve problems, resulted in a fair outcome, and provided opportunity to express views.

Note: For the third, fourth, and fifth indicators, the figure reflects the percentage of respondents who "agreed" or "strongly agreed" with the statement. For the first, the figure shows the percentage who "definitely" or "somewhat" agreed with the statement. For the second, the figure indicates the percentage who responded "yes."

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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response
to Young Offenders
Juvenile Justice Bulletin August 2001