Teaching therapeutic jurisprudence: Ideas and resources for educators

In this post, we hear about a new resource created by Professor David Yamada to support the teaching of therapeutic jurisprudence in law programmes across the globe. If therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) is to enjoy greater influence in the realms of legal practice, the making of law and policy, and reform of legal institutions, then legal … Continue reading Teaching therapeutic jurisprudence: Ideas and resources for educators

Legal education: Does therapeutic jurisprudence have a role?

Guest blogger Emma Jones reflects about the role that therapeutic jurisprudence can play in undergraduate legal education in the UK... Legal education is one of the many areas in which therapeutic jurisprudence is increasingly being acknowledged. However, to date, much of the relevant literature is focused on the US law degree.  The postgraduate and vocationally-orientated … Continue reading Legal education: Does therapeutic jurisprudence have a role?

Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Audio and Video resources

Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) is an interdisciplinary perspective that has moved from theory to practice and has now attracted the attention of academics and practitioners internationally.    There are a range of written resources (see International Network on TJ searchable bibliography) but also a great deal of audio and video.  Ideal for those who need a … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Audio and Video resources

New article: TJ in mainstream criminal justice

In the latest edition of The Alternative Law Journal, Victorian Magistrate Pauline Spencer, explores how therapeutic jurisprudence can provide a way of thinking about how to make our laws and legal systems more humane, just and effective. "From alternative to the new normal: Therapeutic jurisprudence in the Mainstream", explores recent developments in therapeutic jurisprudence and, … Continue reading New article: TJ in mainstream criminal justice