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  • 25 Jun 2019
    Three start-ups admitted to Amsterdam Law Hub Incubator Programme

    As soon as the Amsterdam Law Hub opened for business earlier this year, it immediately launched its Justice Challenge as a means of encouraging students and professionals with start-up aspirations to pitch their ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    PhD Defence “In China, laws do change following a crisis, although not always to great effect”

    The melamine-laced milk powder crisis of 2008, the crisis arising from pig carcasses being dumped in the Huangpu River in 2013, and the bird flu virus H7N9: PhD candidate Annemieke van den Dool studied three Chinese ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    New faculty appointment and career policy

    The Amsterdam Law School has updated its appointment and career policy for academic personnel. The new framework brings clarity regarding policy pertaining to both current and future staff members. The new policy was ...

  • 18 Jun 2019
    Kimberlé Crenshaw: militant, exhilarating

    In a packed lecture hall, Kimberlé Crenshaw gave an inspiring lecture last week on her groundbreaking and globally authoritative work in the field of intersectionality (crossroads theory).

  • 18 Jun 2019
    In Memoriam Hans Ankum 1930 - 2019

    Emeritus professor Hans Ankum died on 3 June 2019 at the age of 88. He studied at and was conferred a doctorate here, and was a professor of Roman Law from 1965 until his retirement in 1995. He took on a range of ...

  • 18 Jun 2019
    Tamar de Waal wins VWR dissertation prize

    Tamar de Waal, assistant professor (university lecturer) of Legal Philosophy, has won the dissertation prize awarded by the Association for Philosophy of Law (Vereniging voor de Wijsbegeerte van het Recht, VWR). The ...

  • 18 Jun 2019
    Jan van Vegchel wins 2019 UvA Thesis Prize

    Information Law alumnus Jan van Vegchel is the winner of the 2019 UvA Thesis Prize. He investigated ways that members of the public might counter inaccurate media publications about them by invoking a “right of ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    UvA Honours win all prizes in Amsterdam Law Trials 2019

    A stellar performance by the honoursstudents of the Amsterdam Honours College of Law as they won all prizes in the 2019 edition of the Amsterdam Law Trials!

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Kees Cappon’s Farewell Lecture

    Kees Cappon, professor of Historical Perspectives on the Institutional Foundations of the Law in Europe, will present a farewell lecture on 20 June 2019. The lecture will be devoted to the rule of law, the concept of ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Clarity Now wins Justice Challenge

    Emma Morgan, dr Nienke Doornbos, and their start-up Clarity Now were declared the winners of the Justice Challenge this past Friday 24 May at the conclusion of the Amsterdam Law Hub’s start-up pitch event. Eight ...

  • 15 May 2019
    Reaction to NRC publication

    On Wednesday the 15th of May the NRC published an article about the long-term undesirable conduct of one of the professors appointed at our faculty. In accordance with the decision of the Court of Amsterdam issued on ...

  • 13 May 2019
    Nomination of study of proactive detection of human trafficking using bank data

    Computable trade journal has nominated the study by Jill Coster van Voorhout (Criminal Law) of the detection of human trafficking using bank data. Set up in collaboration with ABN AMRO and the Inspectorate of the ...

  • 7 May 2019
    Jan van de Streek: ‘This is not an affair that should be swept under the carpet’

    The consternation prompted by Jan van de Streek and Martijn Nouwen’s revelations about the dividend withholding tax memos erupted a year ago. At 7 May 2019, a court will deliberate on whether the government needs to ...

  • 7 May 2019
    Inaugural Lecture Ingo Venzke: 'Break with current policy'

    'International Law and its institutions have contributed to high levels of inequality within and between countries.' That is the main thrust of the inaugural lecture Ingo Venzke will deliver on 16 May 2019. He argues ...

  • 30 Apr 2019
    Natali Helbelger: Being named to the KNAW felt like receiving a knighthood

    Natali Helberger, professor of Information Law, has been inducted into the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences KNAW. Its members, eminent academics from a wide range of disciplines, are chosen based on ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Jacobine van den Brink in Annual Report of the Netherlands Court of Audit

    The 2018 Annual Report of the Netherlands Court of Audit (Algemene Rekenkamer) contains an interview with Jacobine van den Brink. She participated in meetings of experts involved in research into revolving funds ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    UvA team wins Vis Moot Court (East)

    A team from the Amsterdam Law School has won the Willem C. Vis East Moot Court Competition. More than 130 international teams take part in the Moot Court (International Commercial Arbitration and International Sales ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Dutch Banks at the UvA to discuss tackling labour exploitation

    Jill Coster van Voorhout (Criminal Law) and her colleagues from ABN AMRO and the Inspectorate SZW played host at the Amsterdam Law School to all the major Dutch banks plus various investigation and enforcement ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Essay collection “Getting people off the fence about vaccination” presented to State Secretary Paul Blokhuis (VWS)

    At the 26 March kick-off of the "Vaccination Alliance”, Roland Pierik (Paul Scholten Centre) presented State Secretary Paul Blokhuis (WVC) with a collection of essays that translates, roughly, as “Getting people off ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Information session on the National Science Agenda at the ALS

    The NWO has issued a fresh appeal for project proposals for the National Science Agenda. Proposals are being accepted for all 25 NWA routes, and some routes are directly relevant to research at the Faculty.