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Lesley Wexler

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Year of Publication: 2019

Wexler, Lesley ; Robbennolt, Jennifer ; Murphy, Colleen, #MeToo, Time’s Up, and theories of justice, University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2019, no. 1, 2019, pp. 45-110

The authors begin by documenting the restorative origins of #MeToo, as well as exploring steps taken especially by Time's Up, to amplify and promote the credibility of survivors' voices, seek accountability, change workplace practices, and encourage access to the legal system. They then explore the key components of restorative justice: acknowledgement, responsibility-taking, harm repair, non-repetition, and reintegration. The aim is how these concepts might apply in the context of addressing sexual assault and harassment in the workplace and in the world at large.