Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Facilitating Healing in Crime Victims
Phoenix International School of Law; Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
January 13, 2014
Phoenix Law Review, Vol. 6:1017 (2013)
While therapeutic jurisprudence is often used to facilitate healing in defendants engaged in the criminal justice system, it is not often used to facilitate healing in the crime victims. This paper explores methods of utilizing TJ to promote healing in crime victims by focusing on those who have the greatest ability to do so — prosecutors and judges.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: therapeutic jurisprudence, crime victim, healing, prosecutor, judge, defendant, victim impact statement
Date posted: January 14, 2014