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News of the Amsterdam Law Hub

Results: 1 - 20 of 20
Results: 1 - 20 of 20
  • Juridisch Advies-Covid-19
    'The human side of law'
    20 May 2020
    'People often don't know what rights they have. In order to help them, we help them with their questions'. Initiator Anne Coppelmans founded Juridisch Advies-Covid-19 to help people during and after the corona crisis.
  • Linde Bryk
    'The clinics can be a signboard for the UvA'
    11 May 2020
    Shortly before the coronacrisis took hold of the Netherlands, Linde Bryk started as Director Amsterdam Law Clinics at the Amsterdam Law School. In this position she will continue to put the five thematic clinics on ...
  • COVID-19 and Human Rights: Under pressure
    20 Apr 2020
    This new blog post by students provides a few examples of how COVID-19 measures may impact human rights; to which extent can Governments impose strict measures to tackle COVID-19, how are the rights of vulnerable ...
  • Illustratie van een gloeilamp
    A reward for ideas that help others
    31 Mar 2020
    Have you started something during the coronacrisis to help others? Big, or very small? The Amsterdam Law Hub wants to seek out and reward you with 500 EUR, as an encouragement to keep up the good work!
  • From CSECL to ACT
    11 Feb 2020
    Research institute CSECL has a new name since 1 January: ACT, Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law. A new name also includes a new identity, a new direction, and new people. Marija Bartl talks about the ...
  • Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for Nathalie Dijkman
    11 Feb 2020
    Natalie Dijkman recently received the prestigious Anti-Corruption Excellence Award from the Emir of Qatar and the President of Rwanda with her start-up SEMA. Natalie is co-developer of the Start-up Incubator at the ...
  • Innovative course: the Fair Trials Clinic
    4 Feb 2020
    Lawyers who themselves face prosecution for defending gay clients or for defending alleged Islamic State terrorists. Both are example of cases that will be examined in detail and followed by Master’s students of the ...
  • Five Law Hub start-ups win 2500 euros
    10 Dec 2019
    From smart online tools for immigrants, to a platform that detects copyright infringement: last Friday was the start-up event at the Law Hub. Out of the eight pitches, five winners have been chosen. Over the next six ...
  • New Law Lab: Legal Tech
    26 Nov 2019
    Master’s students of Private Law and Employment Law can now gain experience in the fast-growing field of Legal Tech in a new Law Lab. To develop this learning further, ArbeidsmarktResearch (ARR) UvA has entered into ...
  • 'Access to legal aid in transition'
    19 Nov 2019
    As a part of her farewell ceremony on 22 November, Westerveld will be organising a symposium on an issue close to her social-democratic heart: the future of accessible legal aid, especially for those with limited means.
  • Hearing in Clinic-case against Dutch Ministry of Health: Dutch administrative court to hear arguments on “cheating cigarettes”
    7 Nov 2019
    Dutch administrative court to hear arguments on “cheating cigarettes” on 11 November 2019
  • SLAPPs event Greenpeace
    7 Nov 2019
    On 24 February 2020, Greenpeace will organize an event with regard to strategic lawsuits against public participation in which companies sue public watchdogs as a means of intimidation (SLAPPs). Students of the ...
  • New ALP course: Internships
    17 Sep 2019
    New internships regulations for Master's students entered into force in September. The Internship course is now one of the experiential learning courses offered by the Amsterdam Law Practice (ALP), and new ...
  • ALF
    The ALP in Practice: Private Law Practical
    2 Jul 2019
    The Amsterdam Law Practice, the Faculty’s experiential education division, has been up and running for a year now. The current offering of ALP courses is being evaluated and new ones are waiting in the wings. The ...
  • Banner for the Justice Challenge
    Three start-ups admitted to Amsterdam Law Hub Incubator Programme
    25 Jun 2019
    As soon as the Amsterdam Law Hub opened for business earlier this year, it immediately launched its Justice Challenge as a means of encouraging students and professionals with start-up aspirations to pitch their ...
  • Clarity Now wins Justice Challenge
    27 May 2019
    Emma Morgan, dr Nienke Doornbos, and their start-up Clarity Now were declared the winners of the Justice Challenge this past Friday 24 May at the conclusion of the Amsterdam Law Hub’s start-up pitch event. Eight ...
  • Anniek de Ruijter
    Anniek de Ruijter: “More involved and thoughtful lawyers”
    19 Feb 2019
    The existence of the Amsterdam Law Hub is a logical consequence of the Amsterdam Law Practice programme. ALP programme manager Anniek de Ruijter discusses experiential education at the Hub.
  • Law Hub
    What is the Amsterdam Law Hub?
    19 Feb 2019
    Over the past few months, an innovative Law Hub – home to legal aid centres, social organisations, and legal start-ups - has arisen from the shadowy recesses at the base of REC A. To what does the Law Hub owe its ...
  • Free legal advice
    Five Questions for the Free Legal Advice Centre
    19 Feb 2019
    The new Free Legal Advice Centre - an alliance of five legal aid clinics - is one of the residents of the Amsterdam Law Hub. Project leader Veronic Sijstermans answers five questions about the Centre.
  • Donation to Establish Information Law and Policy Lab
    4 Feb 2019
    The Amsterdam Law School has received a donation for the establishment of an Information Law and Policy Lab. At the Lab, selected master students will learn to apply their knowledge of information law for the public ...