Apology and law generally

Apology in restorative and juvenile justice

In this article, we present a mixed method study that we undertook as part of a programme of
research to explore the utility of the multidimensional theory of apology developed by Slocum
et al. in explaining the function of apologies in family group conferences, healing circles, juvenile
justice conferencing and …

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Bankrupt Apologies

Apologies result in better outcomes for wrongdoers in a variety of legal contexts. Previous research, however, has primarily addressed settings in which a clear victim receives the apology. This research uses experimental methods to examine the influence of apologies on a different kind of legal decision—the decision of a bankruptcy …

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