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Why restorative justice programs are thriving in Mo.


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Why restorative justice programs are thriving in Mo.

By Kelly Wiese
Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Supporters of expanding restorative justice programs in Missouri say it's a great concept that makes victims feel more involved and helps youngsters turn their lives around. Advocates range from juvenile officers and law professors to prosecutors and police.

A St. Louis teenager is among those they hope to help. The young man appeared recently before a Neighborhood Accountability Board, his third meeting before the panel that decides what he must do to make things right.

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