Oct
04

Public Interest Law Review Symposium - Restorative Justice

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

School of Law, Moot Courtroom
203 Richmond Way
Richmond, VA 23173
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Join the University of Richmond Public Interest Law Review for a symposium on restorative justice, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Johonna Turner, Co-Director of the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice.

This symposium will examine restorative justice principles in the criminal justice system and will explore the different types of restorative programs and community accountability alternatives for juvenile and adult offenders throughout Virginia. They'll also discuss how restorative principles can be implemented into lawyer discipline.

Free admission, but registration required. 6.0 MCLE credits approved. A continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and a reception will be provided.

9:00 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.
What is Restorative Justice?

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:10 a.m.
Keynote Presentation - Truth and Reconciliation in Historical Harm (Slavery, Mass Incarceration, Confederate Monuments, Gender)

11:00 a.m.
Break

11:10 a.m.
Restorative Lawyering and Wellness

12:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m.
Implementing Restorative Justice Practices in the Criminal Justice System
Presented by

1:50 p.m.
Break

2:00 p.m.
Panel on Restorative Justice in the Community: Programs and Resources for Clients
Presented by

2:50 p.m.
Panel on A Returned Citizen and What Lawyers Need to Know about Victim Offender Mediation
Presented by

3:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Contact: Mary Ruth Walters, Events & Communications Coordinator