n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Therapeutic jurisprudence : judicial officers and the victim's welfare - S v M 2007 (2) SACR 60 (W) : comments
|Article Title||Therapeutic jurisprudence : judicial officers and the victim's welfare - S v M 2007 (2) SACR 60 (W) : comments|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Journal of Criminal Justice|
|Author||Annette Van der Merwe|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||98 - 106|
South African judicial officers have adopted, but only to an extent, the concept of restorative justice (A Skelton and M Batley 'Restorative justice: a contemporary South African review' 2008 Acta Criminologica 42, 49; cf SS Terblanche Guide to sentencing in South Africa (2007) 177 and S v Maluleke 2008 (1) SACR 49 (T)). This aims to hold offenders accountable in a meaningful way while addressing the needs of victims and the larger community.
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