Regina v. Kromhout: Novel use of "native sentencing circle"
Jun 2, 1998
A native sentencing circle format was used with a non-native, Caucasian teenager in a vehicular manslaughter case to save him from almost certain incarceration. Instead, following the "circle" the court ordered the young man to speak to high school students about the dangers and consequences of unsafe driving.
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