Category Archives: family law

Restorative practices to further therapeutic jurisprudence in Family Courts (An Amicus Justitia Brief)

Magistrate Gabriela McKellar writes… I am a magistrate in a Family Court in Cape Town South Africa, and I am interested in how to ensure a more consistent practice of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Family Courts.

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Book Review: Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Overcoming Violence Against Women

Nabeela Siddiqui reviews an excellent new TJ resource… Therapeutic jurisprudence focuses on the impression that law makes on the psychological and social wellbeing of a person. Society is indeed the laboratory to test the veracity of the laws passed, policies … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Jurisprudence for the family lawyer

Guest blogger Taylor LoSchiavo, Center for Families, Children and the Courts, Student Fellow (2016-2017) writes…

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Improving family law processes

The Families Matter initiative intended to help develop and support a family justice system with an interdisciplinary, holistic and therapeutic focus, read this article to find out more… “Families Matter: Recommendations to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families in Court” … Continue reading

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