We have a fundamental responsibility to uphold the rule of law and to ensure that victims receive the best possible outcome. We will do this by catching offenders and by ensuring victims of crime receive both justice and the support they need from us and our partners.
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This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:
There is evidence that some victims of crime benefit from communication with offenders, at least some of the time, but little is known about how these benefits occur. Many have theorised about the mechanisms by which res...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Oxford
The project focuses on understanding the psychological changes experienced by victims who communicate with offenders, which is directly related to restorative justice approaches.
The criminal justice system has over many years introduced a range of initiatives designed to reduce crime and support offenders in their efforts to desist from crime. One recent initiative, originating in the U.S.A and ...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Plymouth
The project examines the effectiveness of a Community Justice Court, which includes problem-solving meetings that can be considered a restorative justice approach.
I will use my institutional and AHRC leave to complete a book project, 'Victims of Crime, Social Exclusion and Criminal Justice'. This book will be a socio-legal analysis of the rights of victims of crime in the UK crimi...
Funded by: AHRC
Lead research organisation: University of Manchester
The project focuses on victims' rights and social exclusion in the criminal justice system, but does not specifically address restorative justice approaches.