Henshaw, Max; Bartels, Lorana; Hopkins, Anthony
With growing prisoner and parole numbers, Australia is demonstrably failing to
reduce recidivism and facilitate desistance from crime. This paper examines
Australia’s parole compliance regime through the lens of therapeutic jurisprudence
(‘TJ’), which we argue provides a valuable perspective for understanding how these
laws can operate to break or further entrench the cycle of recidivism. Our analysis
indicates that these laws are not currently ‘TJ-friendly’, as parole boards have...[Show more]
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