Can an ACE screening interview in court programs be therapeutic?

This is the second blog in our three part series on how the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and trauma informed practice can deepen TJ practice in courts. Therapeutic Jurisprudence Founder David Wexler writes... There has been an explosion of important trauma-informed work relating to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE). Regretfully, I have played absolutely no part … Continue reading Can an ACE screening interview in court programs be therapeutic?

Procedural fairness bench card (TJ Court Craft Series #11)

A new bench card on procedural fairness has been developed by the American Judges Association, the Center for Court Innovation, the National Center for State Courts, and the National Judicial College. Read more about this bench card and link to other Procedural Fairness resources on the wonderful blog of ProceduralFairness.org Or link straight to a … Continue reading Procedural fairness bench card (TJ Court Craft Series #11)

Problem Solving Courts in Australia: The Application of Therapeutic Jurisprudence – Mostly

Guest blogger Michael Perlin, Professor Emeritus of Law, New York Law School and International Visiting Scholar RMIT School of Law reflects on his recent visit to Australia... I am now back home in New Jersey after a remarkable trip to Australia.*  I am doing this blog post now to share some ideas I have about … Continue reading Problem Solving Courts in Australia: The Application of Therapeutic Jurisprudence – Mostly

News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress

In June Santiago de Compostela in Spain was host to the Iberoamerican Congress of Therapeutic Jurisprudence.  Joaquin Lopez reflects on an energising two days... Although I knew of the existence of the Iberoamerican Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence/La Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia Terapéutica (AITJ), I attended the Congress knowing none of its 1000 members.  Over two days, I … Continue reading News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress

The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice! Save the date! Call for papers!

The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice: Integrating Theory and Practice... Announcement and Call for Papers 6-8 April 2017 Parkroyal Darling Harbour Hotel 150 Day Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) is pleased to present the Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice: Integrating Theory and Practice to be … Continue reading The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice! Save the date! Call for papers!