From Leading Edge
Howard Zehr is widely recognized as a major restorative justice pioneer. His insights grew out of his work on the first victim offender encounter program in the US. His book, Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice, is considered a foundational work in the restorative justice movement... Howard’s current research focus is on the roles of victims in restorative justice and on restorative justice in severe violence. His new book, Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims (Good Books, Fall 2001) presents words and portraits of victims/survivors of severe violence.