The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: from Theory to Practice

68 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 691 (1999)

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-51

16 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2013

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David B. Wexler

University of Puerto Rico - School of Law; University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Date Written: 1999

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Wexler, David B., The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: from Theory to Practice (1999). 68 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 691 (1999); Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-51. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2344940

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