Professor David Yamada writes... At a recent therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) workshop hosted by Professor Carol Zeiner and the St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida, I urged us all to be “responsibly bold” in our research and advocacy for legal and policy change. The term resonated with a number of workshop participants, and … Continue reading On Being Responsibly Bold (and other advice for TJ-Informed Change Agents)
Creative Plea Bargaining to Avoid Collateral Consequences
Guest blogger Thea Johnson, Associate Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law, teaches criminal law and procedure.... Since the election of Trump, there has been an interesting trend among prosecutors in the U.S. to resist the growing reach of federal immigration law in their own jurisdictions. A host of criminal convictions, including for … Continue reading Creative Plea Bargaining to Avoid Collateral Consequences
Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice
Guest blogger Dr David Patton ... The Criminal Justice Systems (CJS) in many countries are dominated by negative responses to crime and criminality that are focused on retributive punishment and exclusion. Policies, ideologies and acts of retribution, exclusion, excessive punishments, excessive powers being given to criminal justice agents, a disregard for human rights etc. are … Continue reading Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice
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!