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Finding Closure Through Confrontation

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Finding Closure Through Confrontation

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Restorative justice programs encourage victims of crime to confront their perpetrators. There is much debate over whether these programs actually comfort victims and rehabilitate criminals. Guests and callers talk about whether the programs help victims find closure.

Lisa Rea, President of the Justice and Reconciliation Project

Cheryl Ward-Kaiser, participated in restorative justice programs after witnessing rape of her daughter and murder of her husband; member of the Justice and Reconciliation Project

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