ISTJ Board approves creation of the Hora/Jones Award

The ISTJ Board of Trustees has enthusiastically approved the creation of the “Peggy Hora/Michael Jones Award for Distinguished Judicial Service,” to be presented to “judges who are making outstanding contributions to the administration of justice in a therapeutic jurisprudence mode.” The award is named for two former judges who have made significant contributions to the …

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XXXVIth International Congress on Law and Mental Health

Various Rome

There will be a dedicated Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) stream at the congress. This is a great opportunity to share ideas with people from many different disciplines who are interested in improving laws and legal systems. CALL FOR THERAPEUTIC JURISPRUDENCE ABSTRACTS submit by 30 April 2018 You can submit an abstract for an individual or a …

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Scholarly Workshop @ NSU Law

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 3305 College Ave., Davie

ISTJ Event Flyer Please join me for a scholarly workshop organized by NSU Law and the International Society of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ) at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on September 13-14, 2019. This free workshop, held sporadically at schools supporting the ISTJ, is an informal and supportive setting in …

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2019 Justice for Young People Conference

Rendevous Hotel Melbourne 328 Flinders St, Melbourne

What are the latest and most pressing problems in the highly complex area of youth justice? And how can the various courts and tribunals of Australia’s juvenile justice system work together to provide a more effective and responsive youth justice system for all young people, including Indigenous, African and Pacific Islander youth? Judicial officers, lawyers, …

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American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting 2019

Marriot Marquis 780 Mission St, San Francisco

The theme for the meeting is Criminology in the New Era: Confronting Injustice and Inequalities. Be sure to follow @ASC_Meetings on Twitter for important information regarding the 2019 Annual Meeting, including dates & times of key conference events, event photos, live updates from the Presidential Plenaries, meeting information from the Divisions & updates from ASC staff. …

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$50 – $240

Dispute-Settlers – Challenges and Dilemmas

The Non-Adversarial and Therapeutic Justice Center (NATJC) is continuously heading various activities related to TJ. In December 2019 the NATJC held the conference “Dispute-Settlers – Challenges and Dilemmas” which dealt with the changes in the role of lawyers, mediators and judges in dispute resolution procedures. The conference included a panel discussion on ethical aspects and …

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Therapeutic Justice in the UK

In 2018, Dr. Emma Jones (Sheffield University) and Dr. Anna Kawalek (Leeds Beckett University) engaged in several lengthy discussions about the potential of launching a Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) in the UK Chapter. This had yet been done before in the UK context, but would form a branch of the International Society of TJ (ISTJ), and …

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Sentencing 2020

QUT Gardens Point Campus 2 George St, Brisbane City

TJ scholars, researchers, judges, lawyers, and all practitioners with an interest in sentencing and post-release issues. The Sentencing 2020 Conference, a joint initiative of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council and the Faculty of Law at Qld University of Technology will be held at the QUT campus in Brisbane Australia on 9th and 10th July 2020. …

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*Postponed* Therapeutic Justice Scholars’ Convening

University of Baltimore 1401 N Charles St, 12th Floor, Baltimore

*This event has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. We will update this event with details as they are given to us.* The University of Baltimore School of Law Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families Children and the Courts (CFCC) and the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence will host a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Scholars' Convening …

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