Tag Archives: offender supervision

Can a therapeutic jurisprudence approach improve Australian parole systems?

Guest blogger Max Henshaw writes… Nearly half (46%) of adults released from prison in Australia will return within two years. Coupled with growing, and disproportionate, prisoner numbers, Australia is failing to reduce recidivism and facilitate desistance from crime.

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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.

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New book: Offender release and supervision…

Edited by Martine Herzog-Evans this book explores the role of the courts and the use of discretion in offender release and supervision. In some jurisdictions, early release is automatic at a certain point in time; in others, it is discretionarily … Continue reading

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