In a large interview to Baltnews on citizenship, statelessness and the promise of EU citizenship in the Baltics, Dimitry Kochenov explained how the holders of the “non-citizen” passport of Latvia — a de facto nationality of remarkably low quality reserved in the country exclusively for the ethnic minorities — Belorusians, Jews, Russians and Ukrainians —could see their legal status upgraded to the Citizens of the European Union via a unilateral declaration of the Latvian Republic.
This proposal is building on Prof. Kochenov’s years-long engagement with minority protection law and, especially, the work co-authored with a European Parliament lawyer Aleksejs Dimitrovs in the Houston Journal of International Law (in English) and Vestnik Kutafinskoj Akademii (in Russian)
This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
Prof. Frits Brandsma and
Dr. Daphne Penna have been awarded the Nuffic Van Gogh programme for a project on using Byzantine legal sources in the Humanities.
LLM-Guide.com today released its
Top 10 Lists for specialty programmes
for 2020, which again lists Groningen as a top destination to study
Energy Law and
Public International Law.
On Tuesday 4 February 2020 Laurence Gormley, Emeritus Professor of European Law at Groningen, was called as a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple in London.