RSTJ0101 – Restorative Justice: Introduction

(Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This document is a brief introduction to the topic of restorative justice. It offers a basic definition, outlines its nature, and gives some examples of its application, including in the youth criminal justice system. The document also lists a number of sources for further information and study, advisory contacts and online resources. While the introduction has been written for teachers, it may be useful for students as well.