Judicial supervision of people who have offended

Researcher Michael Trood discusses insights from a systemic review and meta-analysis conducted with co-authors Ben Spivak and James Ogloff on judicial supervision. Therapeutic jurisprudence practice assumes that judicial officers can play an important role in improving the lives of people appearing before them. A key element in the therapeutic jurisprudence practice is the use of … Continue reading Judicial supervision of people who have offended

HOPE for the criminal justice system

Therapeutic jurisprudence thinking encourages us to consider what behavioural science says about how people change and to apply that in criminal justice settings.  In this guest blog, Judge Steven Alm talks about a probation program that achieves behavioural change through a combination of accountability and care... In 2004, I was assigned to a felony trial calendar here … Continue reading HOPE for the criminal justice system