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.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
What is Restorative Justice?
Keynote Presentation - Truth and Reconciliation in Historical Harm (Slavery, Mass Incarceration, Confederate Monuments, Gender)
Restorative Lawyering and Wellness
Implementing Restorative Justice Practices in the Criminal Justice System
Panel on Restorative Justice in the Community: Programs and Resources for Clients
Panel on A Returned Citizen and What Lawyers Need to Know about Victim Offender Mediation
Contact: Mary Ruth Walters, Events & Communications Coordinator