Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Environmental Law – One Missing Link

Guest blogger Professor Emeritus of Law, Michael Perlin, writes: One of my puzzlements is why we in the therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) community have made so few inroads in the areas of environmental law and protection. There have been a handful of articles over the years – see especially, Gregory Baker,  Rediscovering Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Overlooked Areas … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Environmental Law – One Missing Link

Therapeutic jurisprudence in action

Guest blogger New Yorker Michael Perlin shares his observations of specialist courts in New Zealand and we see some of the features of these courts that can inform our practice in mainstream court setttings... I leave Auckland, New Zealand, having spent an extraordinary two weeks here.  I did some wonderful nature sightseeing (lists of the … Continue reading Therapeutic jurisprudence in action

We’ve Looked at TJ from Both Sides Now: Perspectives of the Professor & the Practitioner

In this blog the Professor - Michael L. Perlin, Professor Emeritus of Law, New York Law School - and the Practitioner - Alison J. Lynch, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights New York - discuss how Therapeutic Jurisprudence has informed their work, individually and in collaboration... Michael L. Perlin (MLP): Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) has been part of my teaching, my writing and … Continue reading We’ve Looked at TJ from Both Sides Now: Perspectives of the Professor & the Practitioner

Conference! Weaving strands in Aotearoa New Zealand

On the 3rd-4th of September 2015, The University of Auckland will host the Fourth International Conference on Therapeutic Jurisprudence Building on the success of three previous forums of this kind held in England (1998), America (2001), and Australia (2006), the 2015 conference will foster an inter-disciplinary and collegial environment to discuss and constructively debate the place of … Continue reading Conference! Weaving strands in Aotearoa New Zealand