May 29,2016 (San Diego's East County) -- AB 2590, the Restorative Justice bill authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) passed the full Assembly last week
With a massive recidivism rate, it's time for more effective approach to public safety, Dr. Weber believes. This bill provides an opportunity for the offender - with the consent of the victims or their families - to accept responsibility, acknowledge the harm to victims, make agreements to repair damage as much as possible, and clarify future intentions to reform.
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