Tag Archives: David Wexler

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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Creating a Re-Entry Court by wagging the probation tail

Guest bloggers Professor David B. Wexler &  Judge Michael D. Jones  (Retired) talk about how to improve people’s chances of successful transition from prison to community through a therapeutic application of existing law…

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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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Therapeutic Jurisprudence: New Zealand Perspectives – a new book for law reformers everywhere

David Wexler, co founder of the concept of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) introduces a seminal book edited by Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Law, The University of Auckland, New Zealand entitled Therapeutic Jurisprudence: New Zealand Perspectives. Wexler acknowledges discrepancies between the fluidity … Continue reading

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We’ve Looked at TJ from Both Sides Now: Perspectives of the Professor & the Practitioner

In this blog the Professor – Michael L. Perlin, Professor Emeritus of Law, New York Law School – and the Practitioner – Alison J. Lynch, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights New York – discuss how Therapeutic Jurisprudence has informed their work, individually and in collaboration… Michael … Continue reading

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Moving Forward on Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence

David Wexler shares his ideas for furthering both the therapeutic design of the law and the therapeutic application of the law.    Download David Wexler’s article here. Interested in TJ? This article is a chapter in a soon to be released … Continue reading

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Conference! Weaving strands in Aotearoa New Zealand

On the 3rd-4th of September 2015, The University of Auckland will host the Fourth International Conference on Therapeutic Jurisprudence Building on the success of three previous forums of this kind held in England (1998), America (2001), and Australia (2006), the 2015 conference … Continue reading

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