What judicial officers say about youth justice…

Interviews with Children’s Court magistrates in New South Wales, Australia, provide a rare insight into the views of those working everyday at the coal face of youth justice... The research of Kelly Richards, Lorana Bartels and Jane Bolitho suggests: magistrates were enthusiastic about the philosophy of both restorative justice and therapeutic jurisprudence measures. magistrates were … Continue reading What judicial officers say about youth justice…

Therapy and Justice Belong Together

Guest bloggers Arie Freiberg, Emeritus Professor of Law, Monash University and Dr Becky Batagol, Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University, Co-Authors of Non-Adversarial Justice, explore the role of therapeutic jurisprudence in the justice system... Last week The Australian newspaper published an opinion piece in which Jennifer Oriel argued that that ‘activist judges’ are usurping the role of parliament in promoting … Continue reading Therapy and Justice Belong Together

2017 therapeutic jurisprudence events not to miss…

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…

The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice! Save the date! Call for papers!

The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice: Integrating Theory and Practice... Announcement and Call for Papers 6-8 April 2017 Parkroyal Darling Harbour Hotel 150 Day Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) is pleased to present the Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice: Integrating Theory and Practice to be … Continue reading The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice! Save the date! Call for papers!

Innovative approaches: online resource for judges and others

Guest bloggers Professor Tania Sourdin, Director, Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) and Sarah Russell, Researcher and Editor, ACJI introduce ... INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO JUSTICE: THE NEIGHBOURHOOD JUSTICE EXPERIENCE This resource has been designed for: magistrates/judges/judicial officers academics law students and others interested in incorporating community justice, restorative justice, problem-solving and solution-focused approaches, procedural justice, therapeutic jurisprudence … Continue reading Innovative approaches: online resource for judges and others