NJLSP Symposium


The Journal of Law and Social Policy’s 10th Annual Symposium

Healing Our Justice System: Restorative Justice and the Law

Event Schedule

Please join us for a full-day exploration of the role of restorative justice in our legal system. Speakers will analyze the intersection of restorative justice and the law, offer a trauma-informed perspective of restorative justice, explore how restorative practices can transform a variety of settings, and also narrow our focus on the considerable need for restorative justice in Chicago. Presenters include Fania Davis and Mark Umbreit.

Friday, March 10, 2017
9:30AM – 5:30PM

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Levy Mayer Hall
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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This course has been approved for a total of 4.25 CLE credit hours in the state of Illinois.

The event is co-hosted by the Journal of Law and Social Policy and the Center on Negotiation and Mediation.

Admission to the symposium is free, and we encourage all to attend.
Registration is strongly suggested. Please register here.

Please direct questions to Marisa Fenn and Julia Prochazka, JLSP Symposium Chairs:


The Journal of Law and Social Policy's 10th Annual Symposium is supported by the Irving Gordon Symposia Fund, established in 1996 by the Gordon family, Northwestern alumni, and friends to honor the memory of Irving Gordon, a graduate of the class of 1947, and a beloved faculty member of the Law School from 1966 until his death in 1994. Additional support has been generously provided by the following sponsors: Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym; Stowell & Friedman; Loevy & Loevy; OUTLaw; Public Interest Law Group (PILG); Native American Law Students Association (NALSA); and American Constitution Society (ACS).

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