Who Benefits From Restorative Justice?

Here at Midwest ADR, we empower individuals who live, work, or operate in any of the following environments: Civil and Criminal Justice System Restorative Justice (RJ) can be used anywhere to prevent conflict, build relationships and repair harm by...

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The Dream Scenario

Imagine a world... Without overcrowded jails… In which crime is almost non-existent In which conflicts are transformed and resolved in a positive and effective manner Victims, offenders and the community at large could live...

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The Science and Art of Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is an alternative approach to the criminal justice system. We understand that people have difficulty resolving conflicts and we also understand that we can effectively and positively transform conflicts into resolutions through...

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Mediation is Like Peeling an Orange in One Peel by Steve Mehta

  Recently, I had a mediation where it became patently obvious that the case had been set for mediation too early and the parties did not fully understand the other side's position. The case started with demands and offers in two different...

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