New book: Offender release and supervision…

Edited by Martine Herzog-Evans this book explores the role of the courts and the use of discretion in offender release and supervision. In some jurisdictions, early release is automatic at a certain point in time; in others, it is discretionarily decided by a court or an executive authority; others still have a mixed system and, … Continue reading New book: Offender release and supervision…

Transforming Criminal Justice? Mainstreaming problem-solving approaches

Guest blogger Dr Jane Donoghue, Director of the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, discusses her new book Transforming Criminal Justice? Problem-Solving and Court Specialization In my new book Transforming Criminal Justice? Problem-Solving and Court Specialization, I provide a comparative analysis of developments in problem-solving justice in the UK and US and I examine the prospects for ‘mainstreaming’ … Continue reading Transforming Criminal Justice? Mainstreaming problem-solving approaches

2nd Edition of “Non-Adversarial Justice” out now

The 2nd Edition of the very popular book, "Non-Adversarial Justice" by King, Freiberg, Batagol and Hyams is now available. This text outlines key non-adversarial concepts such as therapeutic jurisprudence, restorative justice, holistic law, problem solving courts and collaborative law.  It explores the Australian justice system but also draws on the United States, Canada, New Zealand … Continue reading 2nd Edition of “Non-Adversarial Justice” out now