Scholars: In #MeToo movement, lessons of restorative and transitional justice important

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper from a team of University of Illinois legal scholars argues that reformers of the burgeoning #MeToo movement ought to heed the core principles of restorative and transitional justice and take into account the needs of both victims and offenders, as well as the larger community.

The article, co-written by U. of I law professors Colleen Murphy, Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Lesley Wexler, explores the “meaning, utility and complexities of restorative and transitional justice for dealing with sexual misconduct in the workplace” in the post-Harvey Weinstein era.

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