‘Anger, forgiveness and civility: a proposal to mainstream restorative justice’, 6 March 2019

Meredith Rossner (LSE)

Restorative justice has long been positioned as a justice mechanism that prioritises emotion and its expression.  It is also unique in its ritual elements, such as the ritualized expression of anger and the symbolic exchange of apology and forgiveness.  This paper draws on insights from research and practice in restorative justice and recent developments in criminology theory and the philosophy of justice to suggest some ways that the broader criminal justice landscape can incorporate elements of successful restorative justice rituals into its practice.


Date and time: Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 2—4pm

Location: Room 164, Jan Grodecki Room, Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester Law School

Event open to: All

Further information: steven.cammiss@le.ac.uk

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