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Should Courts Focus on the Criminal or the Victim?

Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the fine for stealing an ox or sheep

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Should Courts Focus on the Criminal or the Victim?: Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the fine for stealing an ox or sheep

In explaining the law of how much a thief pays for an animal he’s stolen and killed, Rashi unpacks the question of whether the courts should focus on retribution or compensation.
Theft, Stealing, Mishpatim, Rashi

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