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Tag Archives: judges
AUSTRALIA’S FIRST RESEARCH MEASURING JUDICIAL STRESS: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND THE COURTS?
The legal philosophy of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) invites us to examine how laws, legal processes and the roles of legal actors may be undertaken in a way to maximise wellbeing. We often reflect on the wellbeing of people coming before … Continue reading
In this blog, Professor Vicki Lens of the Silberman School of Social Work, The City University of New York, explores dependency courts and the intersection of race, gender and class and how TJ principles can be used to reduce bias … Continue reading
TJ founder Professor David Wexler writes… Routledge Press has just published a crucially important book that should be of real and immediate interest to the Therapeutic Jurisprudence community.
The Power of Compassion in the Court: Healing on both sides of the bench (TJ Court Craft Series #15)
Judge Jamey Hueston (retired), Co-Convenor of the Judicial Outreach Group of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence writes… It is an occupational reality that judges are frequently exposed to disturbing cases involving human misery and anguishing circumstances that can wear on their psyche. Traditional Legal culture expects judges to remain stoically … Continue reading
This is the second blog in our three part series on how the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and trauma informed practice can deepen TJ practice in courts. Therapeutic Jurisprudence Founder David Wexler writes…
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.
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.
A new bench card on procedural fairness has been developed by the American Judges Association, the Center for Court Innovation, the National Center for State Courts, and the National Judicial College.
The XXXVIth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, hosted by the International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH), will take place in Rome from the 21st to the 27th of July, 2019. There will be a dedicated Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) stream at the … Continue reading