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  • 23 Jan 2020
    Marija Bartl
    Marija Bartl, professor of Transnational Private Law

    Dr Marija Bartl (1980) has been appointed professor of Transnational Private Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 22 Jan 2020
    Hoogleraar Law & Society Benjamin van Rooij
    Why do (and don't) people abide by the law?

    Take the example of seatbelts. In the nineteen seventies, most people still saw them as unnecessary. Seatbelt use didn't become more common until the government required it by law. Years later, after numerous public ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    3.3 million for study on faith in the internet economy

    Researchers at the IViR Sovereignty4Europe project are exploring the principles of an ‘Internet-of-Trust’. The aim is to design a system that securely stores varied transactions in a blockchain. IViR is conducting ...

  • 14 Jan 2020
    Refugee scholar from Syria joins Amsterdam Law School

    Ahmad Al Zien, a legal scholar from Syria with refugee status, will join the Amsterdam Law School in mid-January to work on the project ‘Secondary Liability for International Crimes – Case Study of Syria’. His ...

  • 14 Jan 2020
    Amsterdam Law School joins UvA’s Global Health research priority area

    The Amsterdam Law School will participate in the UvA-wide research theme ‘Global Health’. Johan Legemaate and Anniek de Ruijter will lead the efforts on behalf of the Amsterdam Law School. An interview with Johan ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    New research into ‘community court’

    Nienke Doornbos (Sociology of Law) and Denis Abels (criminal Law) will be evaluating the first community cour’ in the Netherlands. This innovative ‘people-oriented’ court opened this autumn in the neighbourhood of ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Five Law Hub start-ups win 2500 euros

    From smart online tools for immigrants, to a platform that detects copyright infringement: last Friday was the start-up event at the Law Hub. Out of the eight pitches, five winners have been chosen. Over the next six ...

  • 3 Dec 2019
    NWO MVI grants for two Amsterdam Law School projects

    The NWO research programme 'Responsible Innovation. Designing for public values in a digital world' has awarded funding to two Amsterdam Law School research proposals. Berenice Boutin received 615 thousand euros for ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    New Law Lab: Legal Tech

    Master’s students of Private Law and Employment Law can now gain experience in the fast-growing field of Legal Tech in a new Law Lab. To develop this learning further, ArbeidsmarktResearch (ARR) UvA has entered into ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Special graduation ceremony for military law graduates

    On Friday 1 November 2019, the Faculty of Law hosted a special graduation ceremony for graduates from the Military Law specialisation track. This track consists of five Master's courses intended for members of the ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Horizon 2020 grant for UvA research into the development of copyright in digital society

    The UvA’s Institute for Information Law (IViR) has won a grant worth 620,000 euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for research conducted as part of an international consortium. The research is aimed at ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    'Access to legal aid in transition': farewell symposium in honour of Mies Westerveld

    Mies Westerveld, professor of Social Insurance law and professor by special appointment of Legal Aid will be leaving the UvA on 22 November 2019, following an academic career spanning over two decades. She developed ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Nico van Eijk appointed chair of the CTIVD

    Nico van Eijk has been appointed Chair of the Review Committee on the Intelligence and Security Services (CTIVD) by Royal Decree effective 1 November 2019. He was officially sworn in by Mark Rutte in the Prime ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Amsterdam Law School and FEB welcome joint doctoral candidate

    Maryam Malakotipour is the first joint PhD candidate at the Amsterdam Law School and the Faculty of Economics and Business. Maryam previously completed a Master's programme in Law and Finance, where she graduated in ...

  • 24 Sep 2019
    Dark day for the legal profession

    It was with dismay that the Amsterdam Law School learned of the violent death of criminal lawyer Derk Wiersum. A reaction from professor of the Legal Profession Diana de Wolff.

  • 24 Sep 2019
    Amsterdam Law School receives extra funding for research

    For the next six years, the Amsterdam Law School will receive an extra six hundred thousand euros a year, to be spent on scientific research, increasing the number of young researchers and diversity. The money is ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    New ALP course: Internships

    New internships regulations for Master's students entered into force in September. The Internship course is now one of the experiential learning courses offered by the Amsterdam Law Practice (ALP), and new ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Memory Detection: Does it work in practice?

    Memory detection techniques can be used to test whether someone has knowledge that only the perpetrator of a particular crime would know. Numerous experiments have corroborated the reliability of the results, but to ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    New technologies
    Fourth AI University Professor appointed

    The University of Amsterdam has appointed Prof. Natali Helberger as a new University Professor to the chair in Law and Digital Technology, with a special emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Her appointment will ...

  • 25 Aug 2019
    Student Laura Maaskant (1994 - 2019)

    Laura Maaskant (25), a talented law student, passed away on 15 August 2019. She was the author of a bestseller, LEEF, in which she shared her positive views on life and death.