Restorative Justice Privilege Bill Becomes Law In Illinois

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Supporters of the restorative justice movement say it’s a better alternative to dealing with crime by focusing on healing instead of punishment. Last week, Gov. JB Pritzker gave the restorative justice movement a big boost, making it illegal to use statements or actions made during restorative justice sessions in court.

Reset hears about the potentials and challenges of restorative justice.

GUESTS: State Sen. Robert Peters, 13th district

Matthew Simon, former president of Catholic Lawyers Guild

via WBEZ Chicago

July 22, 2021 at 09:46PM

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