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Minicollege Adriaan Wierenga over coronawetgeving tijdens Publieksacademie voor de Rechtspraak
Date:23 February 2021

De online uitzending van Publieksacademie voor de Rechtspraak van donderdag 18 februari stond in het teken van coronawetgeving.

Alimentatiestelsel toe aan herziening
Date:15 February 2021

In opdracht van het Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum (WODC) is door onderzoekers van de Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen onderzoek uitgevoerd naar de vraag of het huidige alimentatierecht nog wel van deze tijd is.

‘Being evicted is a traumatic experience’
Date:09 February 2021

Every year throughout the world, hundreds of thousands of people are evicted from their homes. Which criteria do the courts use to decide whether or not to evict someone? ‘Neighbourhood Professor’ Michel Vols has been awarded a substantial European grant that will allow him to spend the next five years studying this question.

Magical belief in IT systems
Date:02 February 2021

“What exactly are you worried about?” When she gave her first lectures on data protection some 15 years ago, associate professor in IT law Aline Klingenberg was often obliged to explain her own concerns. But as time passed, the question became easier to answer. ‘These days, the consequences of not handling personal data with care are clear for all to see. We have the technological ability to collect and use all kinds of personal data, but having the ability to do something doesn't necessarily mean that you should.’

Prof. John Morijn benoemd tot lid Adviescommissie voor Vreemdelingenzaken
Date:20 January 2021

Prof. dr. John Morijn en dr. Katja Rusinovic zijn door de ministerraad benoemd tot nieuwe commissieleden van de Adviescommissie voor Vreemdelingenzaken (ACVZ).

Daphne Penna awarded by Academy of Athens
Date:06 January 2021

Assistant professor and researcher in Byzantine Law Daphne Penna was honoured by the Academy of Athens with the annual ‘Nikolaou Karolou’ award for 2020, and a prize of 3000 euros. The Academy of Athens is recognized as the most reputable scientific institution in Greece.

Prof. Leon Verstappen steps down as chairman of Land Portal
Date:17 December 2020

After 11 years of involvement with the Land Portal, Prof. Leon Verstappen stepped back on September 4 this year due to the expiry of the maximum term of office.

Ramses Wessel new vice-dean Faculty of Law
Date:15 December 2020

The Executive Board has appointed prof. Ramses Wessel as of January 1 as vice-dean of the Faculty of Law.

Computer predicts court decisions
Date:08 December 2020

Researchers from the University of Groningen will launch the online application Juri Says at the virtual JURIX 2020 conference, on 10 December. Using artificial intelligence, Juri predicts judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. Over the past year, Juri predicted 73% of the verdicts correctly. Every month Juri learns from its mistakes and tries to improve its performance.

Michel Vols nieuw lid De Jonge Akademie
Date:08 December 2020

Hoogleraar openbare-orderecht Michel Vols is toegelaten tot De Jonge Akademie.

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