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Alan Mairs
Restorative Justice in Scotland

Sacro has been providing services based on restorative practices in Scotland for over 30 years. Over time we have seen the practice evolve from the fledgling “Mediation and Reparation” services of the 1980s to the fully-developed and highly-regarded Restorative Justice (RJ) services we see today.

Written by
Alan Mairs
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Scotland’s new approach to community justice.

A bold new strategy seeking to break the cycle of offending by strengthening community justice has been announced by Justice Secretary Michael Matheson.

Tackling offending through early intervention, identifying the reasons why people offend in the first place, and helping people reintegrate into the community after custody, is at the heart of the new approach.