Tag Archives: criminal justice system

New report on drug law reform: an evidenced based approach

Breaking news in drug law reform:  The Parliament of Victoria, Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee has released the Inquiry into Drug Law Reform Report. After significant community consultation and expert advice, the report’s findings and recommendations propose that … Continue reading

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On Being Responsibly Bold (and other advice for TJ-Informed Change Agents)

Professor David Yamada writes… At a recent therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) workshop hosted by Professor Carol Zeiner and the St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida, I urged us all to be “responsibly bold” in our research and advocacy … Continue reading

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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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Criminal justice reform through emotionally intelligent justice

Guest blogger Dr David Patton …

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News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress

In June Santiago de Compostela in Spain was host to the Iberoamerican Congress of Therapeutic Jurisprudence.  Joaquin Lopez reflects on an energising two days… Although I knew of the existence of the Iberoamerican Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence/La Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia … Continue reading

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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…

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Responsive judging 

Guest blogger Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD, Registered Psychologist, reflects on a roundtable discussion – “Responsive Judging” – at the 2016 Law & Society Conference in New Orleans, USA.

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