Professor Lesley Wexler was quoted in a recent editorial feature for Talkspace Online Therapy about accountability for perpetrators of intimate partner violence. An excerpt from the article follows:
For Lesley Wexler, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois College of Law, #MeToo provides an opportunity for change, not only for individual perpetrators, but for society as a whole. Writing with colleagues in a recent paper, Wexler argues that #MeToo is an opportunity for transitional justice: a moment when an entire society can take accountability for a systemic problem, and transform into a more just way of being. “Transitional justice gets to that historical situation at a moment in time when there might be an opportunity to choose a different path,” Wexler says.
Read the full article at talkspace.com.