Journal of Libertarian Studies

Retribution and Restitution: A Synthesis

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

In recent years a new and powerful critique of our current criminal justice system has been advanced by advocates of a totally new approach to criminal justice. These advocates challenge the current paradigm of criminal justice, which emphasizes punishment of the criminal, and support instead a radically different paradigm, which emphasizes compensation or restitution to the victim for losses suffered as a result of the crime.

Volume 6, Number 2 (1982)


Ferrara, Peter J. “Retribution and Restitution: A Synthesis.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 6, No. 2 (1982): 105–136.

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