Title

Institutions for Restorative Justice: The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1999

Keywords

Criminal Law, South Africa’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC), conception of justice, criminal trials

Abstract

Proposes a different view of South Africa’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which challenges the conception of justice that underlies criminal trials. Limits of criminal trials; Support for restorative justice; Model of restorative justice in South Africa; Comparison with retributive justice; Strengths and weaknesses of the TRC.

Comments

From the Selected Works of Jennifer Llewellyn.

Publication Abbreviation

UTLJ

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