'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.
11 May 2020
'The clinics can be a signboard for the UvA'
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 ...
20 Apr 2020
COVID-19 and Human Rights: Under pressure
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 ...
31 Mar 2020
A reward for ideas that help others
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!
11 Feb 2020
From CSECL to ACT
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 ...
11 Feb 2020
Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for Nathalie Dijkman
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 ...
4 Feb 2020
Innovative course: the Fair Trials Clinic
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 ...
10 Dec 2019
Five Law Hub start-ups win 2500 euros
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 ...
26 Nov 2019
New Law Lab: Legal Tech
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 ...
19 Nov 2019
'Access to legal aid in transition'
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.
7 Nov 2019
Hearing in Clinic-case against Dutch Ministry of Health: Dutch administrative court to hear arguments on “cheating cigarettes”
Dutch administrative court to hear arguments on “cheating cigarettes” on 11 November 2019
7 Nov 2019
SLAPPs event Greenpeace
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 ...
17 Sep 2019
New ALP course: Internships
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 ...
2 Jul 2019
The ALP in Practice: Private Law Practical
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 ...
25 Jun 2019
Three start-ups admitted to Amsterdam Law Hub Incubator Programme
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 ...
27 May 2019
Clarity Now wins Justice Challenge
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 ...
19 Feb 2019
Anniek de Ruijter: “More involved and thoughtful lawyers”
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.
19 Feb 2019
What is the Amsterdam Law Hub?
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 ...
19 Feb 2019
Five Questions for the Free Legal Advice Centre
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.
4 Feb 2019
Donation to Establish Information Law and Policy Lab
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 ...