A pro forma expungement proceeding: A lost therapeutic opportunity?

Professor David Wexler writes... I recently learned of a very pro forma—but successful—felony expungement proceeding, a proceeding that puts into sharp focus the difference between the Therapeutic Design of the Law (TDL) and the Therapeutic Application of the Law (TAL).   The Petitioner, with a many year old felony drug conviction and otherwise lawful behavior, … Continue reading A pro forma expungement proceeding: A lost therapeutic opportunity?

Therapeutic jurisprudence: Reforming the law in Pakistan

In a new article Judge Amir Munir, a Judge in the Punjab and an Instructor at the Punjab Judicial Academy, explores how therapeutic jurisprudence has inspired legal system reform in Pakistan. Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Pakistan: A Historical Discourse narrates the way that Judge Amir Munir has connected with the international Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) community … Continue reading Therapeutic jurisprudence: Reforming the law in Pakistan