The Virtuous Circle
Restorative justice offers a method of discussing, coming to terms with, and resolving differences using a voluntary, common-sense approach. It brings people together in various ways depending on the nature of the problem, the needs of the participants, and how or where the process takes place. In their April Illinois Bar Journal article, “The Virtuous Circle,” Illinois Appellate Court Justice Michael B. Hyman and Judge Martha A. Mills (ret.), suggest that since lawyers have embraced arbitration and mediation, it’s now time for them to consider how to incorporate restorative justice into their practices.
Read more in the April Illinois Bar Journal.