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LAW6903   Restorative Justice   (15 credits)

 
Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7
Co-requisites   LAW6905  

Description

This module examines the historical and theoretical foundations of restorative justice as a response to offending behaviour. The various practices associated with restorative justice (including victim-offender mediation, family group conferencing and police-led conferencing) around the world are examined and their relationship with `formal¿ systems of criminal justice considered. The module also critically considers the effectiveness of restorative justice practices from the perspectives of a variety of stakeholders, including victims, offenders, communities and politicians.

 

Reading List


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 138.0
Seminar 12.0
 

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 % S2