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Results: 41 - 60 of 164
  • Horizon 2020 grant for UvA research into the development of copyright in digital society
    19 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • 'Access to legal aid in transition': farewell symposium in honour of Mies Westerveld
    5 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Nico van Eijk appointed chair of the CTIVD
    5 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Amsterdam Law School and FEB welcome joint doctoral candidate
    8 Oct 2019
    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 ...
  • Dark day for the legal profession
    24 Sep 2019
    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.
  • Amsterdam Law School receives extra funding for research
    24 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • New ALP course: Internships
    17 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Memory Detection: Does it work in practice?
    3 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Student Laura Maaskant (1994 - 2019)
    25 Aug 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.
  • Law scholarships awarded
    2 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Jelle van Haaster
    Jelle van Haaster: Military Cyberoperations
    2 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • ALF
    The ALP in Practice: Private Law Practical
    2 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Banner for the Justice Challenge
    Three start-ups admitted to Amsterdam Law Hub Incubator Programme
    25 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • A. van den Dool
    PhD Defence “In China, laws do change following a crisis, although not always to great effect”
    25 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • New faculty appointment and career policy
    25 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • Kimberlé Crenshaw
    Kimberlé Crenshaw: militant, exhilarating
    18 Jun 2019
    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).
  • In Memoriam Hans Ankum 1930 - 2019
    18 Jun 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 ...
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    Tamar de Waal wins VWR dissertation prize
    18 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • Winner Thesis Prize 2019 Jan van Vegchel
    Jan van Vegchel wins 2019 UvA Thesis Prize
    18 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA Honours win all prizes in Amsterdam Law Trials 2019
    17 Jun 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!