Tag Archives: restorative justice

Restorative practices to further therapeutic jurisprudence in Family Courts (An Amicus Justitia Brief)

Magistrate Gabriela McKellar writes… I am a magistrate in a Family Court in Cape Town South Africa, and I am interested in how to ensure a more consistent practice of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Family Courts. Three concepts described and taught … 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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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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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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What judicial officers say about youth justice…

Interviews with Children’s Court magistrates in New South Wales, Australia, provide a rare insight into the views of those working everyday at the coal face of youth justice…

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Therapy and Justice Belong Together

Guest bloggers Arie Freiberg, Emeritus Professor of Law, Monash University and Dr Becky Batagol, Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University, Co-Authors of Non-Adversarial Justice, explore the role of therapeutic jurisprudence in the justice system…

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2017 therapeutic jurisprudence events not to miss…

Auckland, Sydney, Prague …2017 is shaping up to be a big year for therapeutic jurisprudence thinkers and practitioners… 

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