Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Pakistan: A Historical Discourse

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Muhammad Amir Munir

Lahore High Court; International Islamic University, Islamabad, Students

Date Written: August 18, 2017

Abstract

This paper is written to narrate the history of therapeutic jurisprudence with respect to Pakistani legal and judicial system. The style of the paper also covers the email communication between the author and Prof David B Wexler being father of the TJ. Likewise, emails with other TJ practitioners around the globe are also part of this writing. It will help readers to know how the TJ is being mainstreamed in Pakistan, what is TJ literature for local audience and how it is relevant for constitutionalism and humane side of administration of justice.

Keywords: Therapeutic Jurisprudence, TJ, mainstreaming, Pakistan, constitutionalism, dignity, human rights, procedural justice, judging, TJ lens, juvenile justice, child rights, probation, healing capacity, law, jurisprudence, legal history, TJ history

JEL Classification: K14, K40, K41, K42, J12, J13, I21, I26, I28, I31

Suggested Citation

Munir, Muhammad Amir, Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Pakistan: A Historical Discourse (August 18, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3021643 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3021643

Muhammad Amir Munir (Contact Author)

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Punjab
Pakistan

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