Professor Colleen Murphy was quoted extensively in a Foreign Policy article on transitional justice.
“Transitional justice is the process of dealing with widespread wrongdoing,” said Murphy. “So it’s not interested in [or] doesn’t focus on sort of isolated criminal acts but is relevant when there’s patterns of wrongdoing—and often, the wrongdoing that is of interest characteristically implicates state actors.”
When discussing what transitional justice would look like in the United States, Murphy said, “You need initiatives like you’re seeing at the city level, at the state level, because the history of places is not identical. … What redlining looked like in Evanston is not the same as it looked like in other places.”
Read the full article at foreignpolicy.com.