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Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture 2010

Professor David B. Wexler gave the ACJRD 3rd Annual Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture on Wednesday 26th May at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

Wexler a Distinguished Professor at the Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona gave the lecture entitled "Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Theory and Practice: International and Interdisciplinary Dimensions”.

The lecture was enjoyed by a near capacity crowd following a tour of the impressive Courts building.

The Council and staff of the ACJRD would like to thank Professor Wexler for giving of his time to present the lecture. Thanks also to Kieran McGrath of the Irish Child & Family Institute who partnered ACJRD on the event, and all those who attended, contributing to the events success.

The association was particularly honoured by the attendance of members of Martin Tansey’s family as well as Sean Aylward, Secretary General, Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform and presenter of the Inaugural Martin Tansey Memorial lecture in 2008.

These distinguished guests were joined by staff from many of the main Government agencies including the Probation Service where Martin Tansey was a founding director. Legal professionals and staff from local Universities, Hospitals and not-for-profit organisations were also in attendance. This diverse audience reflects the varied membership of the ACJRD and the wide reach of the Therapeutic Jurisprudence approach.

Click on the title: Therapeutic Jursrudence in Theory and Practice to download a copy of Professors Wexlers paper

Professor Wexler is happy to be contacted in regards to TJ and to facilitate the joining of the TJ listserve. He can be contacted by email: davidbwexler@yahoo.com .

For more information also see http://www.therapeuticjurisprudence.org/.