Judicial supervision of people who have offended

Researcher Michael Trood discusses insights from a systemic review and meta-analysis conducted with co-authors Ben Spivak and James Ogloff on judicial supervision. Therapeutic jurisprudence practice assumes that judicial officers can play an important role in improving the lives of people appearing before them. A key element in the therapeutic jurisprudence practice is the use of … Continue reading Judicial supervision of people who have offended

Overcoming Myopia in RJ and TJ

Today we have a blog from David Wexler and Stella Maris Margetic. Their blog was inspired by Prof. Tali Gal's superb editorial in the International Journal of Restorative Justice entitled, "Restorative Justice Myopia" (you can access the abstract here). Gal's point was that Restorative Justice (RJ) was myopic in its failure to look at its … Continue reading Overcoming Myopia in RJ and TJ

Court Excellence and Therapeutic Jurisprudence

In this blog David B. Wexler, Honorary President of International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence discusses how the 3rd Edition of the International Framework for Court Excellence is a major advance for therapeutic jurisprudence. The international framework for court excellence The International Framework for Court Excellence was launched in 2008 by an international consortium from Europe, … Continue reading Court Excellence and Therapeutic Jurisprudence

Peace-of-Mind Consequences of Law: Further Examples (Part II)

In this part two of a two-part blog, the co-authors Professor Cerminara and Dr. Petrucci explore further examples of the topic addressed in the first part. As we discussed in the preceding post, peace-of-mind laws comprise those: (a) whose absence creates constant worry and concern (b) over the long-term (c) for the quality of life … Continue reading Peace-of-Mind Consequences of Law: Further Examples (Part II)

Peace-of-Mind Consequences of Law: An Introduction and a Proposed Definition (Part I)

In part one of this two-part blog, each co-author Professor Cerminara and Dr. Petrucci share a different perspective on the topic: one co-author shares her personal experiences, and one co-author shares a legal perspective. In part two, they explore additional legal examples. The idea of peace-of-mind laws and therapeutic jurisprudence came up after a post … Continue reading Peace-of-Mind Consequences of Law: An Introduction and a Proposed Definition (Part I)