The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: from Theory to Practice
68 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 691 (1999)
16 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Date Written: 1999
This Essay formed the basis of a lecture given in October 1997 at the University of Virginia Law School, which was featuring a 25 year retrospective in developments in the field of law and mental health. The Essay discusses the origin of therapeutic jurisprudence, in a paper written for a Law and Mental Health Workshop in 1987, and reviews its development across various substantive areas of the law and into the world of judging and law practice.
Keywords: therapeutic jurisprudence
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