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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Balson on Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Victims

Jamie Balson (Phoenix International School of Law) has posted Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Facilitating Healing in Crime Victims (Phoenix Law Review, Vol. 6:1017 (2013)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

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.

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