Quick research into the restaurant managerâ€™s city address determined that it was close to Baltimore, Maryland, where the the Community Conferencing Center run by Lauren Abramson is located. I called Lauren and she said , â€œSure we could help.â€ Unfortunately, the manager called the police regardless of Cohenâ€™s advice. Here is my letter to the NYTâ€™s magazine:
Dear New York Times Magazine Editor:
Having been a defense and prosecuting attorney, and health educator designing programs to help victims heal, and offenders desist from crime, I appreciated ethicist Randy Cohenâ€™s advice for the restaurant manager to not call the police on the defrauding server. Sorry the manager ignored it, and that he didnâ€™t seek a restorative justice intervention….
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