International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence online now!

Read about youth justice, mental illness, children’s right to identity and impacts of adoption.

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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 this special issue honoring Professor David Wexler, to appear in 2018. Continue reading

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Swift Certain Fair: Does Project HOPE Provide a Therapeutic Paradigm for Managing Offenders? New Book Out Now

A new book by Dr Lorana Bartels, Head of the School of Law and Justice at the University of Canberra, explores the therapeutic potential of Swift Certain Fair approaches…

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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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Three Kinds of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (and One Kind of Not-TJ)

Guest blogger Professor Emeritus of Law Michael Perlin writes…

I am now home from a magical time in Prague (what a city!), having attended the biennial International Academy of Law and Mental Health Congress. I have missed only once since 1992, and this was, I thought, the best of all.

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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.  

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Creative Plea Bargaining to Avoid Collateral Consequences

Guest blogger Thea Johnson, Associate Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law, teaches criminal law and procedure….

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