Thank you so much for your interest in submitting an essay to the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ) blog! For your convenience, we have provided below some guidelines that you should consider when making submissions to the blog. How to I submit? Please direct all submissions to the ISTJ blog email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The … Continue reading A guideline for writing ISTJ blogs
Today we hear from Guest Bloggers Professor Michael Perlin and Alison Lynch. The two of us recently finished writing a law review article that explores a group of topics rarely covered by either legal or criminological research: the racial implications and neuroscientific questions surrounding the differences between sociopathy and psychopathy, and how those differences can … Continue reading Psychopathy, Punishment, Racial Bias and Therapeutic Jurisprudence
Here at ‘MainstreamingTJ’, we have started 2021 off with some exciting changes. The website has been revamped, making the diverse blogs, resources and links to the wider ISTJ community easily accessible. We have also expanded the editorial team behind the blogs. Today, we introduce our two new editors all the way from the shores … Continue reading Welcome to Mainstreaming TJ 2021
Guest Blogger Professor Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School, explores how we can expand the reach of TJ and grow the worldwide TJ community... In 2019 I attended American Society of Criminology conference where I presented two TJ-related papers— “Man, I Ain’t No Judge”: The Therapeutic Jurisprudence Implications of the Use of Non-judicial Officers … Continue reading Talking about Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) at Non-TJ conferences
The legal philosophy of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) invites us to examine how laws, legal processes and the roles of legal actors may be undertaken in a way to maximise wellbeing. We often reflect on the wellbeing of people coming before our courts, but what about the wellbeing of the presiding judicial officers? In this blog … Continue reading AUSTRALIA’S FIRST RESEARCH MEASURING JUDICIAL STRESS: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND THE COURTS?