Food for thought, it’s almost Thanksgiving!
This video gives deeper explanation of Restorative Justice and it defines some different perspectives and angles.
I myself have always viewed it as a continuum or two – high encounter or high repairation. I like about 9 minutes in, the discussion highlighted with Dan VanNess, that the discussion being open, is a very positive thing.
EDIT: Gerry Johnstone, a prof from Hull University in England is doing the interview, he mentions a conversation with Dan VanNess.
Just following that, there is a valuable piece of discussion about the importance of the process to be self-influenced, or shaped by the participants. That is also very important.
What do you think after viewing this: