What Nashville should know about restorative justice

From The Tennessean

Davidson County District Attorney General Glenn Funk said Thursday he wants city leaders to promote funding for a restorative justice program in Nashville.Mayor Megan Barry and other officials have already signaled their support for such an initiative, and a pilot program is being developed in Juvenile Court.In an interview, Funk said that funding could bring the pilot closer to fruition. He said a restorative justice program “can create a more fair justice system and better serve the community of Nashville.”Here are the basics of what restorative justice would look like. Expert calls restorative justice ‘more victim-focused than the traditional court system.’
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