The United States sentences more of its citizens under the age of 18 to life without parole than any other major developed nation, and American believers are increasingly viewing juvenile justice as a critical challenge for faith groups. This edition of ReligionLink focuses on this controversial topic.
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A revolution is quietly taking place in criminal justice. Restorative justice, a system of legal resolution that involves the victim, offender and community, emphasizes repairing the harm caused when a crime is committed. Crime victims are part of the process of resolution, and criminals take responsibility for what they have done.