High court justice wraps up Island visit

By Beverly Creamer Advertiser Education Writer U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paddled a canoe, jumped into gentle seas off Waikiki in a blue bathing suit and swam with sea turtles yesterday — all as part of the annual Jurists-In-Residence program at the University of Hawai’i William S. Richardson School of Law. As Ginsburg wrapped […]

Vicarious Trauma in Judges: The Personal Challenge of Dispensing Justice

A B S T R A C T Symptoms of vicarious trauma, coping strategies, and prevention suggestions were investigated with 105 judges. Participants completed a self-report measure developed for this study. The majority of judges reported one or more symptoms that they identified as workrelated vicarious trauma experiences. Female judges reported more symptoms, as did […]

Are Domestic Violence Fatality Reviews Consistent With Concepts of Preventive, Therapeutic and Restorative Justice?

Fatality Review Bulletin Summer 2002, Volume 1, Issue 2 Neil Websdale and Byron Johnson graciously asked me to discuss my thoughts on domestic violence fatality reviews based on my experience as a trial judge sitting in family and criminal court since 1979.  During that time, I heard a variety of domestic violence cases including felonies, […]

The Unified Family Court: Preventive, Therapeutic and Restorative Justice for America’s Families

Introduction. In thinking about preventive law, analogies from medicine and public health come immediately to mind. While much has been written about preventive medicine, including early screening, detection, and intervention for disease, only recently have judges, lawyers, academicians and the public begun to address preventive law and its philosophical cousins, therapeutic justice and restorative justice. […]

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