Kiri Lutchman's research while affiliated with Ontario Tech University and other places

Publications (2)

Article
Advocates of restorative justice (RJ) argue that the process offers a more effective means of responding to crime than the formal criminal justice system, and many studies have evaluated RJ positively across a variety of outcome measures, particularly in comparison to court based procedures. However, the RJ literature contains few studies that dire...

Citations

... Public apologies are also novel because they allow for critical analysis of alternative ways of reckoning with social harm (Copson and Boukli 2020;Yar 2012). When apology is specifically examined in critical criminology, it tends to be in research on restorative justice, where apology is typically accepted to bring positive benefits such as empathy, reflection and accountability when enacted with sincerity (Dhami 2011;Saulnier et al. 2012). In contrast, our reading of apology shows how it can reproduce the apologiser's authority and allow them to evade a responsibility for repairing the harms caused. ...