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To COMMIT Is Just the Beginning: Applying Therapeutic Jurisprudence to Reform Parole in Australia

Henshaw, Max; Bartels, Lorana; Hopkins, Anthony


Recidivism represents the failure of the criminal justice system to adequately respond to cycles of crime and dysfunction. With increasing reoffending rates, Australia is demonstrably failing to reduce recidivism and facilitate desistance from crime. Therapeutic jurisprudence (‘TJ’) seeks to understand how law and legal process operate therapeutically. This article considers TJ insights and principles to examine the extent to which Australian parole laws and processes promote desistance....[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: University of New South Wales Law Journal
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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