Restorative Justice, Law, & Healing

What: Keynote and lunch sponsored by the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy

When: Friday, October 25, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: University of St. Thomas School of Law, Frey Moot Courtroom and Atrium

Admission: Free 

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The use of restorative justice and restorative practices is a growing international movement, including in the area of law. Further use of restorative justice as a way of addressing harm and promoting healing holds significant potential for law, legal, education, and society.

Keynote and lunch sponsored by the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy. Wine and cheese reception sponsored by the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions.


Justice Janine Geske, Marquette Univ. School of Law, Former Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice

Mary Novak, Associate Director, Ignatian Formation, Georgetown Univ. Law Center

Caitlin Morneau, Director of Restorative Justice, Catholic Mobilizing Network

Annalise Buth, M.R. Fellow, Dispute Resolution, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Monica Cosby, Community Organizer, Women's Justice Initiative

Dr. Artika Tyner, Director, Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice, Univ. of St. Thomas School of Law

Hank Shea, Senior Distinguished Fellow, Univ. of St. Thomas School of Law

Father Daniel Griffith, Wenger Family Fellow of Law, Archdiocesan Liaison for Restorative Justice and Healing

Keynote Speaker: Jeanne Bishop, Author of Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy and Making Peace with My Sister’s Killer and the upcoming Grace From the Rubble, Assistant Public Defender, Cook County, IL.

The final panel will feature:

Archbishop Bernard Hebda, John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney,

Timothy O’Malley, Director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment for the Archdiocese, and       

Stephanie Wiersma, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney.

This panel will be moderated by Tom Johnson, Former Hennepin County Attorney and current Ombudsman for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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