A Special Issue: Publication on Therapeutic Jurisprudence Available for All!

We are delighted to have Michael Perlin share these links to a recent publication of a special symposium issue on therapeutic jurisprudence in the Queensland University of Technology Law Review. There are multiple pieces that might be of interest to those involved with the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies network: (

Vol 16, No 3 (2016)

The QUT Law Review is a generalist law review that also publishes special editions on special topics.

“Infinity Goes up on Trial”: Sanism, Pretextuality, and the Representation of Defendants with Mental Disabilities, by Michael Perlin.

Therapeutic Practice through Restorative Justice: Managing Stigma in Family Treatment Court ,  

Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Coercive Interventions, and Human Dignity , and


Perpetrators and Pariahs: Definitional and Punishment Issues For Child Sex Offenders, and Therapeutic Alternatives for the Criminal Justice System .

Also, there is a review of the book that Alison Lynch and Michael Perlin published earlier this year: Sexuality, Disability and the Law: Beyond the Last Frontier? (Palgrave Macmillan) (2016)

Download is free and easy for those interested. For those who know him, Professor Nigel Stobbs (on the QUT faculty) was most responsible for putting this issue together.

 Many thanks to Michael Perlin for sharing this valuable publication with the HumanDHS community!

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