An Introductory Restorative Justice Bibliography

A place to start

The Little Book of Restorative Justice (Little Books of Justice & Peacebuilding Series) Good Books (paperback) by Howard Zehr (2002)

Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice, by Howard Zehr, Herald Press (1990, 1995).

Returning to the Teachings: Exploring Aboriginal Justice, by Rupert Ross, Penguin Books (1996) -- The story of how a regular prosecutor was won over to restorative justice; and, how a small, rural, first nation town emerged from generations of abuse, violence and recidivism by switching to restorative practices.



Fania Davis and Sujatha Baliga at the Religion and Practice of Peace Colloguium, October 2017  



Restorative Justice Resources at Impact Justice: (sujatha baliga is the vice president and director)

Links included in this resource section:

New York Times article takes a look at how restorative justice can play in homicide cases as a part of the plea negotiation process.

Today episode discusses how the family in that case chose restorative justice. 

On July 28, 2011, sujatha who spoke about how restorative justice was used in this homicide case in a pre-plea context on NPR’s Talk of the Nation; and a retired DA, Robert Johnson from Anoka County, MN were interviewed by Laura Sullivan “Victims Confront Offenders, Face to Face” (audio and text)

Keynote address by Howard Zehr:  The Call of Restorative Justice:  Tapping, Focusing, and Sustaining the Moral Energy (YouTube)