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Programs of restorative justice for juveniles 2175
Modern world tendencies of juvenile justice are discussed in this article. International recommendations as an answer to juvenile delinquency focuses on the necessity to find justice alternative. They should take into account the specific of work with juveniles such as upbringing & social adaptation. Among the options mediation of delinquent & victim found its place. It is a type of restorative justice. It focuses on the requirements of victim & responsibility of delinquent in form of injury smoothing which becomes the form of upbringing. The experience of using this practice with juveniles in Russia is shown. The legal terms of using this new practice are analyzed. The monitoring results of programs of restorative justice for the last 3 years made by Russian Association of Restorative Mediation are given.
Keywords: restorative justice, juvenile delinquent, mediation of delinquent & victim, responsibility, injury smoothing, upbringing vector of justice, reconciliation institutes.
Column: Juvenile Legal Psychology