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Results: 1 - 20 of 236
  • 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
    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.

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Law scholarships awarded

    Law students Anne van den Bergh and Zohara Mahmoud have each been awarded scholarships in the amount of € 2000 to pursue their studies abroad. Anne won the Mr Julia Henriëtte Jaarsma-Adolfs scholarship and will be ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Jelle van Haaster: Military Cyberoperations

    Jelle van Haaster is a cyber operations researcher at the Ministry of Defence, received the accolade Civil Servant of the Year in 2018, and will be conferred a PhD at the faculty on 5 July 2019 for his research into ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    The ALP in Practice: Private Law Practical

    The Amsterdam Law Practice, the Faculty’s experiential education division, has been up and running for a year now. The current offering of ALP courses is being evaluated and new ones are waiting in the wings. The ...

  • 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 ...