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The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: From Theory to Practice
Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico (1999)
  • David Wexler
Abstract
This essay formed the basis of an invited lecture given in October 1997 at the University of Virginia Law School, which was featuring a retrospective in developments in the field of law and mental health.
The essay discusses the origin of therapeutic jurisprudence, in a paper written for the Law and Mental Health Workshop in 1987, and reviews its development across various substantive areas of the law and into the world of judging and law practice.
Keywords
  • therapeutic jurisprudence
Disciplines
Publication Date
1999
Citation Information
David Wexler. "The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: From Theory to Practice" Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico Vol. 68 (1999) p. 691
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/davidbwexler/8/