Tag Archives: legal education

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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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.

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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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Non-Adversarial Justice Centre in New Zealand!

Under the Directorship of Professor Warren Brookbanks, the new Centre will operate as a research centre within the School of Law at AUT University. Its aim will be to encourage research and the dissemination of knowledge in the rapidly growing … Continue reading

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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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Can therapeutic jurisprudence improve land use/planning disputes?

Land use or planning disputes are the source of much conflict and stress for people particularly if they cannot afford legal representation.  Is there a role for TJ and  legal clinics?  Guest blogger Michael Widener says yes… My friend Rick, … Continue reading

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