Therapeutic courts inspiring law students

RMIT University (Victoria, Australia) law and social work students recently undertook a week-long study tour to Auckland, New Zealand. Led by Rob Hulls and Stan Winford from the Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT students visited the Rangatahi Youth Court, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and the Court of New Beginnings and were amazed and delighted … Continue reading Therapeutic courts inspiring law students

Innovative Justice Responses to Sexual Offending

In this guest blog post the Centre for Innovative Justice (Victoria, Australia) explores the potential of therapeutic jurisprudence and restorative justice approaches to provide innovative justice responses to sexual offending... Despite the concerted efforts of advocates and reformers, our conventional justice system struggles to engage with the reality of sexual offending and its aftermath.  Estimates … Continue reading Innovative Justice Responses to Sexual Offending