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How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow

How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow

Update: 2020-03-30
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Pardons, commutations and bankruptcy laws are all tools of forgiveness within the US legal system. Are we using them frequently enough, and with fairness? Law professor Martha Minow outlines how these merciful measures can reinforce racial and economic inequality -- and makes the case for creating a system of restorative justice that focuses on accountability and reconciliation rather than punishment.
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How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow

How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow

Martha Minow