At The Harvard Law Forum: Restorative Justice, Social Movements & The Law with Fania Davis & Peter Gabel

Fania Davis is a leading national voice on restorative justice, a new way to think about and do justice, based on principles and practices that mediate conflict, strengthen community and repair harm. She is a long-time social justice activist, Civil Rights trial attorney, restorative justice practitioner, writer, and scholar with a PhD in Indigenous Knowledge.

Peter Gabel is former president of New College of California and was for thirty years a law professor at New College’s public-interest law school. He is Editor-At-Large of Tikkun magazine, a co-founder of the Critical Legal Studies movement, and the president of the Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics in Santa Rosa, California. He is the recent author of Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics, and Culture.

On March 21, 2018, they came to Harvard Law School to share with students their experience and wisdom in shifting the criminal justice and legal system from a system that breaks communities apart toward one that brings communities back together.

The video is below:

Pete Davis is a civic reformer from Falls Church, Virginia and a member of the Harvard Law School Class of 2018. Email Pete at Pete@CivicIdeas.org. Tweet at Pete at @PeteDDavis.

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