Tag Archives: Law

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. By the time they end up in court they often are experiencing poor physical and mental health and … Continue reading

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Procedural fairness bench card (TJ Court Craft Series #11)

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.

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Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Rome 2019!

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

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Book Review: Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Overcoming Violence Against Women

Nabeela Siddiqui reviews an excellent new TJ resource… Therapeutic jurisprudence focuses on the impression that law makes on the psychological and social wellbeing of a person. Society is indeed the laboratory to test the veracity of the laws passed, policies … 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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TJ, the Singapore Sentencing Conference, and Beyond

Professor David B. Wexler writes… As we enter the year 2018, it is exciting to look back over the last year to see the important therapeutic jurisprudence activities and developments in various locales across the globe—including Prague, where , in … Continue reading

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Join the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence!

The International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence’s website has gone public and you can now join as a member. Regular membership is $25, and student memberships are free. By joining the ISTJ, you will be able to: Participate and share your profile … Continue reading

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