Amelia Wirts Discusses Consequences for Bad Actors in the Restaurant World

Submitted by Sarah Kremen-Hicks on

Professor Amelia Wirts was interviewed in a Seattle Met article discussing Washington restaurateurs with a history of harassment charges. Wirts offered her thoughts on what happens when those ion positions of power stay in their industry after charges have become public.

"Ethically, Wirts thinks it’s totally fair to face civil liability: 'You not only harmed the person of your victims, you also harmed their career path.' But if actions went beyond that, things get murky. 'I’m not totally comfortable saying you should have to accept criminal responsibility in a society where our criminal justice system is really out of touch with justice.'”

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