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Forgiveness in an age of ‘justified resentments’

In her new book "When Should Law Forgive?", Martha Minow explores the complicated intersection of the law, justice, and forgiveness. Minow discussed the book at a recent event, where she described the goal of her book as exploring how, in especially polarized times, forgiveness can be an integral aspect of achieving justice.

“We are living in an age of resentment,” she declared. “We are living in an age of justified resentments. But if we all continue down our roads with our justified resentments, then we will have our vengeance and we will have the opposite of justice.”

Read more in Harvard Law Today