Mark S. Umbreit


This article will attempt to not only describe the process of applying mediation techniques in victim offender conflict, but to also examine the extent to which it may be similar to other applications of mediation. Specific areas to be addressed in this article include: an overview of the victim offender mediation process; client satisfaction with a victim offender mediation program in Minnesota; the meaning of fairness to victims in mediation; and a comparison with the traditional definition of mediation.



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