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Martha Minow on Forgiveness in the US Legal System

Clip: 11/22/2019 | 17m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Harvard Law School Professor and former Dean Martha Minow has taught generations of lawyers – including former President Obama – about the power of the law and how a sentence can best match a crime. She sits down with Michel to discuss how the American legal system, whose rate of incarceration is the highest in the world, could use a little compassion.

Aired: 11/22/19

Rating: NR

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