The popular course unit ‘Moot Court’ is the final course unit in the Bachelor’s degree programme in Law at the University of Groningen. The grand courtroom of the age-old former District Court is where theory meets actual practice. Students plead a case in open court, before a professional jury comprising a public prosecutor, a judge and a lawyer, after having followed a preparatory course for several months.
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The Wierenga-Rengerink Dissertation Prize for the best PhD thesis of the year 2019 has been awarded to Dr Arpi Karapetian. Her 502-page thesis is entitled Bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid uit onrechtmatige daad: Civielrechtelijke en strafrechtelijke...
The two-day conference aims to facilitate high-level interchange of ideas and lessons that can be learnt concerning the role of renewable energy sources in the energy transition from both the Russian and the Dutch perspective.
We should not lose sight of the global dimension of the corona crisis, says Brigit Toebes. COVID-19-related lockdown measures have prompted a crisis of international law and human rights.