Juvenile Delinquents in Mediation?

Debate continues regarding the mediation of criminal matters.   While plea deals are routinely negotiated between the State and the accused, these deals usually involve a guilty plea.  With mediation, arguably no guilty plea might be obtained.  Where does that leave the purported victims?

Setting aside the concerns of the victims of crimes, remediation of the accused criminal is a matter where mediation certainly can serve an important purpose.    Particularly when the accused is a juvenile, remediation may be possible.  Is giving a minor a second chance through mediation a good idea?

See the following Canadian answer…Thirteen Year Old


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