Dr. Colleen Berryessa of Rutgers University writes… The ways that people show remorse, including apologizing, crying, or “giving back” to others affected by their actions, have been thought to tell us about people’s character, whether they are truly sorry, and if they will change. This is true both inside and outside the criminal justice system, … Continue reading Therapeutic Approaches to Remorse in Probation Officer Sentencing Recommendations
The International Framework for Court Excellence and Therapeutic Jurisprudence, a bilingual blog / El Marco Internacional para la Excelencia de las Cortes y TJ, un blog bilingüe.
Professor David Wexler writes.... The International Framework for Court Excellence was launched in 2008 by an international consortium from Europe, Asia, Australia, and the United States. Its 2nd Edition was released in 2013. The Framework is “a quality management system designed to help courts improve their performance. It represents an all-encompassing approach to achieving court … Continue reading The International Framework for Court Excellence and Therapeutic Jurisprudence, a bilingual blog / El Marco Internacional para la Excelencia de las Cortes y TJ, un blog bilingüe.
Therapeutic Jurisprudence Conference – Australia
We are looking forward to an excellent Therapeutic Jurisprudence conference in Canberra Australia in February 2023. This conference, presented jointly by the National Judicial College of Australia and the Australian National University, brings together members of the judiciary, academics, policy makers and other experts to consider current issues and challenges in the Australian justice system. … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence Conference – Australia
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?
New report on drug law reform: an evidenced based approach
Breaking news in drug law reform: The Parliament of Victoria, Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee has released the Inquiry into Drug Law Reform Report. After significant community consultation and expert advice, the report's findings and recommendations propose that future reform be evidenced based and multidisciplinary. Concepts that are at the heart of therapeutic … Continue reading New report on drug law reform: an evidenced based approach