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Talking resolution: A conversation on violence, restorative justice, and human rights

Oct 26, 2011

This hour long video presents a dialogue on responding to violent crime and major atrocities.

Janine Geske, a Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University and former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice, provides a 10 minute overview of restorative justice and her own experiences facilitating restorative dialogues.

Scott Straus, professor of political science at UW-Madison and coordinator of the university's Human Rights Initiative, discusses the various justice approaches that have been taken in response to human rights atrocities. He discusses the positive and negative impacts related to those justice responses.

Geske and Straus


They follow the presentations with a dialogue on various topics including forgiveness, reconciliation, and listening to victims/survivors.

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