“They might want to tell their story their own way, not constrained by rules of evidence or legal processes”
Victims and people harmed by crime say restorative justice helped them heal, now there are calls to make it more available.
“It doesn’t mean that the grief is any less, it just means that you don’t have that added burden on top of what you’re already going through.”
– Tracey Larson on the healing that the Open Circle service provides which is lacking in the justice system.
You can read more about her story and Open Circle here – ABC News, 16 December 2022, by Ashleigh Barraclough
You can listen to her speaking about her experience here – ABC News Radio – 16 December 2022