From Alternative to the New Normal: Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the Mainstream

AltLJ Vol 39:4 2014

5 Pages Posted: 16 Jan 2015

Date Written: December 15, 2014

Abstract

This article explores recent developments in therapeutic jurisprudence and, using sentencing law in Victoria Australia as an example, explores a methodology developed by David Wexler that can be applied to analyse laws and legal systems to examine the potential for increasing their therapeutic impact.

A legal study guide for this paper for law teachers & students written by HELEN MacLEOD co-founder of the Community Legal Education program at ANU (Canberra, Australia) is available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2550171.

Read more about David Wexler's "Wine & Bottle" methodology at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2065454.

Keywords: Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Criminal Justice, Sentencing, Wexler "Wine & Bottles" Methodology

Suggested Citation

Spencer, Pauline, From Alternative to the New Normal: Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the Mainstream (December 15, 2014). AltLJ Vol 39:4 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2550157

Pauline Spencer (Contact Author)

Magistrates' Court of Victoria ( email )

Victoria
Australia

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