Chapter 3.7. Proactive Judges: Solving Problems and Transforming Communities

  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences2 and
  2. Ray Bull Professor of Criminological and Legal Psychology3
  1. Leonore M.J. Simon Associate Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013397.ch19

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

How to Cite

Simon, L. M.J. (2003) Proactive Judges: Solving Problems and Transforming Communities, in Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition (eds D. Carson and R. Bull), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013397.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70555, Johnson City, Tennessee TN 37614, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2005
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498742

Online ISBN: 9780470013397

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Keywords:

  • proactive judges;
  • jurisprudential base;
  • restorative and community justice paradigm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Proactive Judging and Specialized Courts

  • Elements Common to Proactive Judges and Specialized Courts

  • Examples of Specialized Courts

  • The Role of the Judge in Specialized Courts

  • Proactive Judges and Court/Community Collaboration

  • Proactive Judges and Their Motivation to Change the Way Courts Do Business

  • Jurisprudential Base

  • TJ, PL, RCJ, and Proactive Judges

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • References