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Alternative measures implemented in the war against drugs
Date:11 May 2021

The war against drugs is changing, slowly but surely. This is the conclusion reached by Michelle Bruijn in her PhD research. Countries are resigned to the limitations of the criminal law system and are now looking for other ways of tackling drug-related crime. Bruijn will be awarded a PhD by the University of Groningen on 20 May 2021.

Master in making necessity a virtue
Date:10 May 2021

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, turnover plummeted to practically zero. However, it is also thanks to the coronavirus that EventInsight was saved. Law alumnus Bas Krijgsman, who had a run-in with the police as a teenage hacker, has turned out to be a master in making necessity a virtue.

Subsidie van Gratama-Stichting voor onderzoek naar het Rooms-Groningse recht
Date:07 May 2021

Hoogleraar Jelle Jansen heeft een subsidie toegekend gekregen van de Gratama-Stichting voor onderzoek naar het Rooms-Groningse recht

When government fails its citizens
Date:04 May 2021

More and more often, we are seeing how people can find themselves in trouble because of the actions of government. Why does the government take such a hard line in these cases, and what can be done about it? Professor of Social Security Law Gijsbert Vonk and member of the House of Representatives and alumna Renske Leijten (SP) discuss the human dimension of the welfare state.

NWO Open Competitie subsidie voor versterking van de rechtsstaat in Europa
Date:04 May 2021

De Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) heeft een subsidie van 750.000 euro toegekend aan hoogleraar Rechtssociologie Marc Hertogh voor zijn onderzoeksproject CITIZENS-LAW. Towards a New Approach to Strengthen the Rule of Law in Europe: Incorporating EU Citizens’ Perceptions of Law.

Marie Curie subsidie voor onderzoek naar hernieuwbare-energiegemeenschappen in Duitsland, Italië en Nederland
Date:30 April 2021

De prestigieuze Marie Curie subsidie is toegekend door de Europese Commissie aan prof. Björn Hoops voor zijn onderzoek Private Law and the Energy Commons

Nieuwe bijzonder hoogleraar Beryl ter Haar organiseerde internationaal seminar over telewerken
Date:28 April 2021

Beryl ter Haar is per 1 april 2021 benoemd tot bijzonder hoogleraar Europees Arbeidsrecht bij de vakgroep Bedrijfsrecht, Europees Recht en Internationaal Privaatrecht van de Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid.

Jan Berend Wezeman appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau
Date:26 April 2021

On 26 April, Jan Berend Wezeman (Termunten, 1959) was appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. He is Professor of Commercial and Corporate Law and the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Groningen. He is known as an experienced, decisive and amiable administrator who is always looking to connect with others. In addition to his impressive record of service as an eminent academic in the field of corporate law, he has been appointed dean for a third term: an exceptional achievement within the UG. As a scientist, instructor, administrator and individual, he is a source of inspiration for many.

‘Belastingdienst schiet tekort in rechtsbescherming burgers en kleine bedrijven’
Date:23 April 2021

Voor burgers en kleine ondernemers biedt het recht niet altijd voldoende bescherming in conflicten met de Belastingdienst.

Wereldgesprek met Alette Smeulers: Kan iedereen oorlogsmisdadiger worden?
Date:13 April 2021

In Hotel De Wereld ging Frénk van der Linden in gesprek met hoogleraar strafrecht en criminologie van internationale misdrijven Alette Smeulers over haar onderzoek, in de zaal waar in 1945 de capitulatieovereenkomst werd getekend.

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