xii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Social psychology and problem-solving courts: judicial roles and decision making / Richard L. Wiener and Leah Georges The marriage of science and the law in child welfare cases / Cindy S. Lederman Exploring the value-added of specialized problem-solving courts for dependency cases / Sophia I. Gatowski, Shirley A. Dobbin and Alicia Summers Dependency courts and science / Victoria Weisz Unified family courts: an interdisciplinary framework and a problem-solving approach / Barbara A. Babb Domestic violence courts: the case of lady justice meets the serpents of the caduceus / Nancy Wolff Gender issues in problem-solving courts / Anna Williams Shavers Mental health courts may work, but does it matter if they do? / John Petrila The past, present, and future of mental health courts / Allison D. Redlich Mental health courts: competence, responsibility, and proportionality / Robert F. Schopp The evolution of problem-solving courts in Australia and New Zealand: a trans-Tasman comparative perspective / Elizabeth Richardson, Katey Thom and Brian McKenna Problem solving courts: therapeutic jurisprudence in practice / Bruce J. Winick The intended and unintended consequences of problem-solving courts / Eve M. Brank and Joshua A. Haby.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.