La Justicia Terapéutica aplicada a la Ley de Menores de Puerto Rico de 1986 y a su Reglamento (Therapeutic Jurisprudence Applied to the Puerto Rican Minors' Act 1986 and Its Rules and Regulations)

18 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2014

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Michael Ramos López

University of Puerto Rico - School of Law

Date Written: February 14, 2014

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Este artículo tiene como objetivo aplicar preceptos de la Justicia Terapéutica a la Ley de Menores de Puerto Rico (1986) y a las Reglas de Procedimientos Contra Menores (1987), según enmendadas. Se llevó a cabo un breve análisis sobre algunas de las disposiciones de ambas piezas legislativas para determinar si las mismas son terapéuticas o anti-terapéuticas.

English Abstract: This short essay is an effort to apply concepts of Therapeutic Jurisprudence to assess the law relating to juvenile delinquency in Puerto Rico, looking both at the legal provisions and their actual and potential application and administration.This paper is also part of an international project to inject the Therapeutic Jurisprudence perspective in ordinary criminal and juvenile courts, beyond the use of TJ in the more limited settings of problem-solving courts.

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Keywords: Justicia Terapéutica, Cortes de Menores, Ley de Menores, Menores, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Juvenile Courts, Youth Act, Minors, Puerto Rico, TJ

Suggested Citation

Ramos López, Michael, La Justicia Terapéutica aplicada a la Ley de Menores de Puerto Rico de 1986 y a su Reglamento (Therapeutic Jurisprudence Applied to the Puerto Rican Minors' Act 1986 and Its Rules and Regulations) (February 14, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2400129 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2400129

Michael Ramos López (Contact Author)

University of Puerto Rico - School of Law ( email )

San Juan
Puerto Rico

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