Vulnerabilities in the Courtroom

Lorana Bartels, Kelly Richards

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    Abstract

    This chapter presents an overview of restorative justice and therapeutic jurisprudence processes and considers how these alternative routs to sentencing and punishment respond to offenders with vulnerabilities. The chapter also makes some observations about the need for language competence among offenders who participate in these processes and the evidence about deficits in this regard.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPolicing Vulnerability
    Editors Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron & Nicole L Asquith
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherThe Federation Press
    Pages233-246
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781862878976
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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