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Restorative Justice, Social Movements and the Law

  • Harvard Law School WCC 2004 Classroom Cambridge, MA 02138 United States (map)

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.

They are coming to Harvard Law School to share with students their experience and wisdom in shifting the criminal justice system from a system that breaks communities apart toward one that brings communities back together.

Free and open to the public, with lunch provided.
Contact Ross Brockway at with any questions.

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