Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the UK: Reflections on the first meeting of the ISTJ UK Chapter

Guest bloggers Dr Emma Jones and Dr Anna Kawalek (Co-Chairs of the UK Chapter) report... On Thursday, 6th June 2019, participants from across the UK and beyond converged on The Open University Law School in Milton Keynes to attend the first meeting of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence’s UK Chapter.  With six diverse presentations … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the UK: Reflections on the first meeting of the ISTJ UK Chapter

Environmental Psychology & Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Rethinking Environmental Courts and Tribunals

The legal philosophy of therapeutic jurisprudence - how the law and legal processes can innovate to improve the wellbeing of people and communities - is a interdisciplinary approach that can be applied in all areas of the law.    Over the coming two weeks,  we will explore how TJ thinking can be used to improve … Continue reading Environmental Psychology & Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Rethinking Environmental Courts and Tribunals

Forming the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence!

The International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ Society) is a new, non-profit, learned association established to advance therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ), a school of legal philosophy and practice that examines the therapeutic and anti-therapeutic properties of laws and public policies, legal and dispute resolution systems, and legal institutions. TJ values psychologically healthy outcomes in legal disputes … Continue reading Forming the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence!