Therapeutic jurisprudence is a body of legal thought that asks how law, legal practice, and legal education can promote psychologically healthy outcomes. In other words, “TJ,” as we call it, favors a legal system that leads our heads to better places.
In a short podcast, I describe therapeutic jurisprudence and relate it to employment law. You can access it, without charge, from the podcast series page of the New Workplace Institute, here.
Also, if you want to learn more:
Law review articles
In recent years, I’ve written several law review articles that incorporate insights from TJ:
Human Dignity and American Employment Law – University of Richmond Law Review (2009)
Employment Law as If People Mattered: Bringing Therapeutic Jurisprudence into the Workplace — Florida Coastal Law Review (2010)
Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Practice of Legal Scholarship – University of Memphis Law Review (2010)
TJ-related themes appear frequently in this blog. Here are three examples: