Wednesday, February 18, 2015

2015 HNLR Symposium on Restorative Justice — February 28

“Restorative Justice: Theory Meets Application”

February 28, 2015
Harvard Law School, Austin Hall North
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

JS44265314The goal of the Symposium is to promote an exciting discussion about the potential to leverage ADR practices and frameworks in restorative justice initiatives, and to serve as a forum for national dialogue on the theoretical basis and practical application of restorative justice. The Symposium will feature the following four panels:

  • Bringing a Theory to Life: Origins, Expectations, and Realization
  • Victims in Restorative Justice
  • Empowering Youth Through Restorative Justice
  • Restorative Principles in Transitional Justice

The keynote speaker will be State Senator Jamie Eldridge, who represents the Middlesex and Worcester Districts of Massachusetts and was the lead sponsor of the recently-enacted Act Promoting Restorative Justice Practices.

The Symposium is free and open to the public.

For a full list of panelists and speakers, and to register, please visit the HNLR website for the symposium.