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The use of artificial intelligence in war
Posted on:04 October 2022

AI-based or AI-enabled weapons are not the futuristic robots that you might know too well if you are a sci-fi fan, such as the ones you might have seen in The Terminator. But the risks linked to the use of AI in war can still cause widespread damage and have profound ethical, legal, and socio-political implications.

New Technology Law and Innovation LLM programme offered by the Faculty
Posted on:04 October 2022

In this one-year LLM programme, students will think creatively and learn from our leading researchers in the field of technology law.

Jamie Behrendt develops website on micro electricity grids in the European Union
Posted on:03 October 2022

PhD researcher Jamie Behrendt has created a unique website that provides a map of existing and developing microgrids in Europe.

New Law Faculty building named after Bernard Röling
Posted on:16 September 2022

The new building of the Faculty of Law at Oude Boteringestraat 18 will be named: The Röling Building, named after Prof Bernard Röling.

Dealing with 'grabbing' of government owned land can save billions
Posted on:06 September 2022

In the research report The protection of publicly owned land from acquisitions through long-term possession, Björn Hoops , Associate Professor of Private Law and Sustainability, maps how government land might be better protected against prescription.

Marc Hertogh publishes Oxford Handbook of Administrative Justice
Posted on:31 August 2022

Professor of Sociology of Law Marc Hertogh published The Oxford Handbook of Administrative Justice (Oxford University Press) this summer, together with Richard Kirkham, Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson.

Prof. Brigit Toebes wins CISDL Legal Specialist Award 2022
Posted on:18 August 2022

Through their knowledge, professional skills and insights, recipients of the CISDL International Legal Specialist Awards demonstrate a serious, significant longstanding commitment to advancing peace, justice and sustainable development in the world.

Prestigieuze TPR-wisselleerstoel voor prof. Dorothy Gruyaert
Posted on:26 July 2022

Gedurende het academisch jaar 2022-2023 zal prof. Gruyaert verschillende colleges verzorgen voor studenten van onze faculteit en voor het Honours College.

NWO Open Competition grant awarded to Anne Ruth Mackor for research 'Preventing Miscarriages of Justice'
Posted on:19 July 2022

Over the last 20 years, wrongful convictions, such as Lucia de Berk (the Netherlands), Sally Clark (the United Kingdom) and Thomas Quick (Sweden), have raised serious concerns about errors that judges make in the evaluation of evidence. This has fuelled academic and societal debate on how judges and other legal factfinders can learn to reason more rationally about evidence in criminal cases.

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