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Steps towards change – a tool for judges working with persons with substance abuse disorders (TJ Court Craft Series #12)

Guest blogger Magistrate Pauline Spencer writes…. Judicial officers seeing people with substance abuse disorder will often see people who are feeling overwhelmed.

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International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence online now!

Read about youth justice, mental illness, children’s right to identity and impacts of adoption. Access this 2nd edition here Access the previous edition here Arizona Summit Law Review welcomes the submission of manuscripts on any legal topic and from all … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Jurisprudence Today and Tomorrow – Call for Papers

Call for Papers Special Issue of The International Journal of Law & Psychiatry Therapeutic Jurisprudence Today and Tomorrow The International Journal of Law & Psychiatry, the official journal of the International Academy of Law & Mental Health, seeks submissions for … Continue reading

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Judicial decision writing can improve wellbeing (TJ Court Craft Series #10)

The recent family law decision of His Honour Justice Peter Jackson of the Family Court of England and Wales has been doing the rounds in the legal news.

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Effective judging – the TJ Court Craft Series

Judicial officers who are interested in improving the way they communicate in court may be interested in the TJ Court Craft Series.   Previous blogs in the series can be accessed here. Get future posts in the series direct to … Continue reading

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Forming the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence!

The International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ Society) is a new, non-profit, learned association established to advance therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ), a school of legal philosophy and practice that examines the therapeutic and anti-therapeutic properties of laws and public policies, legal … Continue reading

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6 therapeutic jurisprudence practices for judges and courts (TJ Court Craft Series #9)

In this blog we draw on an article by Paula O’Byrne where she explores some key TJ practices that can be used to improve the effectiveness of criminal courts… 

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