Auckland, Sydney, Prague ...2017 is shaping up to be a big year for therapeutic jurisprudence thinkers and practitioners... Auckland - AUT Law School Centre for Non- Adversarial Justice symposia 10-14 March 2017 This event will launch this new Centre and involve: a stock-take of non-adversarial justice jurisprudence an assessment of specialist mental health courts, and a symposium … Continue reading 2017 therapeutic jurisprudence events not to miss…
Holiday therapeutic jurisprudence reading!
Some wonderful TJ articles in the latest edition of the Queensland University of Technology Law Review from a range of internationally recognised TJ scholars. Read some of the latest TJ perspectives on coronial investigations, criminal justice, coercive interventions, family drug treatment courts and mental health. Link here to this TJ edition of the QUT Law … Continue reading Holiday therapeutic jurisprudence reading!
News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress
In June Santiago de Compostela in Spain was host to the Iberoamerican Congress of Therapeutic Jurisprudence. Joaquin Lopez reflects on an energising two days... Although I knew of the existence of the Iberoamerican Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence/La Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia Terapéutica (AITJ), I attended the Congress knowing none of its 1000 members. Over two days, I … Continue reading News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress
Guest blogger Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD, Registered Psychologist, reflects on a roundtable discussion - “Responsive Judging” - at the 2016 Law & Society Conference in New Orleans, USA. The panel of four judges included Kevin Burke (USA), Michael Jones(USA), Pauline Spencer (Australia) and Rick Verschoof (Nederland) was facilitated by Tania Sourdin (Dean of Law, University … Continue reading Responsive judging
Five reasons why we need solution-focused approaches in courts
Guest blogger Michelle Edgely writes ... There are five cogent reasons why governments interested in evidence based policies should support solution-focused methods for dealing with drug-addicted and mentally impaired recidivist offenders in criminal courts: Rehabilitative sentencing is nothing new. Courts traditionally sentence offenders to achieve the balance appropriate to the case at hand of proportionate punishment, … Continue reading Five reasons why we need solution-focused approaches in courts