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Recent Restorative Justice News

Dyadic Forgiveness and Energy Shifts Explored in Research Book

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Author and RJ researcher Marilyn Armour, in partnership with our center and co-author Mark Umbreit, has produced a pioneering work in the study of restorative dialogue between victims of murder and responsible persons in prison. Based on 20 interviews with impacted family members, this book offers some surprising conclusions about the nature of forgiveness, along with a comprehensive framework for mapping out restorative dialogue processes for violent harms.