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

Mainstream judges apply therapeutic jurisprudence in a child protection case

Guest bloggers Tali Gal and Dahlia Schilli-Jerichower  explore how mainstream judges in a recent Israeli Supreme Court decision applied therapeutic jurisprudence principles by seeking to conduct the process in such a way as to maximise the wellbeing of the parties... A child protection ruling given by the Israeli Supreme Court (Justices A. Rubinstein, A. Fogelman D. Barak-Erez) … Continue reading Mainstream judges apply therapeutic jurisprudence in a child protection case

The new International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence – call for submissions!

If you would like to contribute to the international law reform and legal innovation conversation now is your chance. The Arizona Summit Law School is about to publish the first edition of the International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (October 2016) and is calling for articles for future editions. Therapeutic jurisprudence - a legal philosophy that explores … Continue reading The new International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence – call for submissions!

Stay Tuned for a New TJ Membership Organization

For over a quarter of a century, the growing therapeutic jurisprudence movement has existed as an informal, multidisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, judges, and students.We are now ready to take things to the next level.  Plans are underway to create a new, international, learned society dedicated to TJ.  This non-profit organization will consolidate many existing … Continue reading Stay Tuned for a New TJ Membership Organization

Better judicial conversations (TJ Court Craft series #4)

The TJ Court Craft Series provides practical insights and tools for judges interested in therapeutic jurisprudence, problem solving or solution-focused approaches.  Read other blogs in the Court Craft Series here. This blog builds on our previous post about improving communication in court (here). “Asking questions, paraphrasing, supporting, analysing, advising in an empowering way and judging … Continue reading Better judicial conversations (TJ Court Craft series #4)