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Faculty of Law students win National Moot Court Competition
Posted on:12 April 2021

Third-year LLB students Reet Varma, Helena Fee Rasch, and Dillon Fernandes, and second-year LLB student Lilly Goll recently won the ELSA National Moot Court Competition (NMCC) on European Union Competition Law.

Installatie Michel Vols als lid van De Jonge Akademie
Posted on:24 March 2021

Op dinsdag 23 maart 2021 is hoogleraar openbare-orderecht Michel Vols officieel geïnstalleerd als lid van De Jonge Akademie.

Mark Wissink nieuwe plaatsvervangend procureur-generaal bij de Hoge Raad
Posted on:22 March 2021

Mark Wissink is voorgedragen voor benoeming tot plaatsvervangend procureur-generaal bij de Hoge Raad per 1 mei van dit jaar.

Design finalized for the new Faculty of Law location in former public library
Posted on:11 March 2021

The large library floors on 'Oude Boteringestraat 18' will soon be making way for workspaces with plenty of daylight, a moot court for law students, various teaching rooms and plenty of spaces to meet. This project will transform the former public library into a new home for the University of Groningen’s Faculty of Law.

Minicollege Adriaan Wierenga over coronawetgeving tijdens Publieksacademie voor de Rechtspraak
Posted on: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
Posted on: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’
Posted on: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
Posted on: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.’

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