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

Growing the Therapeutic Jurisprudence community: How to share your work

“Therapeutic jurisprudence” is a mouthful, yes? But let’s think about it: How much better would our laws and legal systems be if they were designed mainly to encourage psychologically healthy outcomes? If you understand the significance of this question, then you now comprehend the essence of therapeutic jurisprudence and why it’s so important.  David Yamada … Continue reading Growing the Therapeutic Jurisprudence community: How to share your work

Therapeutic Jurisprudence: A Response to Denial of Human Dignity in Public Policy

Guest blogger Professor David Yamada writes... Here in the U.S., I sometimes struggle over how to reconcile my everyday work with the ongoing existential threat that we face in our public sphere, generating from Washington D.C. How can my little niche of the world matter when every day brings multiple ghastly, distressing headlines (or tweets)? … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence: A Response to Denial of Human Dignity in Public Policy