Guest blogger Max Henshaw writes... Nearly half (46%) of adults released from prison in Australia will return within two years. Coupled with growing, and disproportionate, prisoner numbers, Australia is failing to reduce recidivism and facilitate desistance from crime. This situation serves to entrench an already deeply engrained criminal underclass that is debilitated by severe economic … Continue reading Can a therapeutic jurisprudence approach improve Australian parole systems?
Guest bloggers Jared Sharp and Amelia Noble write about glimmers of therapeutic hope in the Northern Territory’s mass incarceration catastrophe... The Northern Territory (Australia) is in the grips of an unparalled mass incarceration crisis. In September 2015, the NT imprisonment rate was 882 per 100,000 of the adult population. This is four times the national average … Continue reading Glimmers of TJ hope in Australia’s north?