Tag Archives: procedural justice

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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Tips for Procedural Fairness in Court (TJ Court Craft Series #7)

The Centre for Court Innovation describes procedural justice/ procedural fairness as: …the perceived fairness of the procedures and interpersonal communications that defendants and other litigants experience in the courthouse and courtroom, as distinguished from distributive justice, which refers to the … Continue reading

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News from the 3rd Iberoamerican Therapeutic Jurisprudence Congress

In June Santiago de Compostela in Spain was host to the Iberoamerican Congress of Therapeutic Jurisprudence.  Joaquin Lopez reflects on an energising two days… Although I knew of the existence of the Iberoamerican Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence/La Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia … Continue reading

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The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice! Save the date! Call for papers!

The Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice: Integrating Theory and Practice…

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Responsive judging 

Guest blogger Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD, Registered Psychologist, reflects on a roundtable discussion – “Responsive Judging” – at the 2016 Law & Society Conference in New Orleans, USA.

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Stay Tuned for a New TJ Membership Organization

For over a quarter of a century, the growing therapeutic jurisprudence movement has existed as an informal, multidisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, judges, and students.We are now ready to take things to the next level.  Plans are underway to create … Continue reading

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Creating excellent courts

Justice systems can play a role in improving the wellbeing of individuals and the communities they serve. In a recently published article The International Framework for Court Excellence and Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Creating Excellent Courts and Enhancing Wellbeing authors Elizabeth Richardson, Pauline … Continue reading

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