Washington University Journal of Law & Policy
The Article focuses on neighborhood accountability boards (NABs) as restorative justice programs. Examples of NABs in communities include victim-offender mediation (VOM), peacemaking circles, and social support groups for offenders and victims. The authors discuss how NABs lessen the conditions that foster crime and provide community support for at-risk people.
Mara Schiff, Gordon Bazemore, and Martha Brown,
Neighborhood Accountability Boards: The Strength of Weak Practices and Prospects for a “Community Building” Restorative Model,
Wash. U. J. L. & Pol’y