Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice

Guest blogger Dr David Patton ... The Criminal Justice Systems (CJS) in many countries are dominated by negative responses to crime and criminality that are focused on retributive punishment and exclusion. Policies, ideologies and acts of retribution, exclusion, excessive punishments, excessive powers being given to criminal justice agents, a disregard for human rights etc. are … Continue reading Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice

Therapeutic Jurisprudence for defence lawyers

In this blog post Dana Segev provides TJ techniques for defence lawyers who wish to improve their effectiveness... It has long been acknowledged by Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) that lawyer’s actions can have important consequences for defendants.  Defence lawyers received particular focus in TJ literature, and techniques have been developed to enhance their clients’ emotional well-being … Continue reading Therapeutic Jurisprudence for defence lawyers