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Therapeutic courts inspiring law students

RMIT University (Victoria, Australia) law and social work students recently undertook a week-long study tour to Auckland, New Zealand. Led by Rob Hulls and Stan Winford from the Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT students visited the Rangatahi Youth Court, Alcohol … 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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Law student wellbeing in the UK: Developments and directions

Guest blogger Emma Jones, Lecturer in Law, The Open University Law School, writes… Therapeutic jurisprudence focuses on the law’s impact on psychological wellbeing. In doing so, it not only consider the implications of specific laws or legal practices and procedures, … Continue reading

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Alternative dispute resolution – the next generation!

Move over traditional law moots…alternative dispute resolution is taking hold!  Guest blogger Kate Mann talks about her team’s participation in the recent School Conflict Resolution and Mediation program….

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Legal education: Does therapeutic jurisprudence have a role?

Guest blogger Emma Jones reflects about the role that therapeutic jurisprudence can play in undergraduate legal education in the UK… Legal education is one of the many areas in which therapeutic jurisprudence is increasingly being acknowledged. However, to date, much … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Audio and Video resources

Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) is an interdisciplinary perspective that has moved from theory to practice and has now attracted the attention of academics and practitioners internationally.    There are a range of written resources (see International Network on TJ searchable bibliography) … Continue reading

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New article: TJ in mainstream criminal justice

In the latest edition of The Alternative Law Journal, Victorian Magistrate Pauline Spencer, explores how therapeutic jurisprudence can provide a way of thinking about how to make our laws and legal systems more humane, just and effective. “From alternative to … Continue reading

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