Theories of Criminal Justice

February 21, 2024 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4045

What does justice actually look like in our criminal legal system? And what roles do deterrence, punishment, retribution, rehabilitation play? Join District Court Judge Kendra Montgomery-Blinn, Durham District Attorney Satana Deberry, Law Professor & Restorative Justice Facilitator Jon Powell, and seasoned defense attorney Emilia Beskind for a lively discussion on different theories of justice. Sponsored by the Fair Chance Project and Duke Bar Association. For more information, please contact Taylor Dempsey at