Making room for second chances in #MeToo era

The longer the #MeToo movement continues, the more important these questions will become: When should offenders be rehabilitated, allowed to resume their careers, and readmitted to polite society?

Whether we like it or not, as the list of wrongdoers grows, questions of forgiveness will begin to outnumber questions of punishment. The thing is, questions of forgiveness are never entirely easy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 11, 2019, with the headline 'Making room for second chances in #MeToo era'. Print Edition | Subscribe