Washtenaw County courtroom uses principles of peacemaking court

Feb 11, 2014

If you were to think of an adjective to describe just what happens in a typical courtroom, the word adversarial might come to mind.

But there’s a "new-but-ancient" dynamic happening in a Washtenaw County courtroom that is attracting great interest among the state’s legal community.

It’s the new peacemaking court, guided by Native American principles.

What are these principles? And how might they make a difference in delivering justice and repairing damaged lives?

The Hon. Timothy Connors from the Washtenaw County Trial Court joined us today.

Listen to the full interview above.