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The European Convention on Human Rights was signed on 4 November 1950. Exactly 65 years later, the Leiden Law School organises a symposium. A group of leading experts will speak about the present, the past and the future of the ECHR.
On 29 and 30 April the Leiden Centre for East African Law (LEAC ) hosted its first Annual Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference was organized in cooperation with the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) and compared integration through law in the EU and the EAC.
Wednesday 27 May 2015, visiting Fulbright-Schuman fellow Scott Titshaw will speak about his comparative research on the recognition of same-sex marriages for immigration purposes.
The advanced LLM European and International Human Rights Law started off today. A select group of students from different parts of the world attended the very first seminar meeting of this new master launched by Leiden Law School.
On 8 April, the European Court of Justice delivered its landmark judgment in cases C-293/12 and C-594/12, annulling the Data Retention Directive.
2013 has been a very successful year for the IIASL: students, staff and an alumna have won prestigious prizes; in fact, they won all international contests in this field of law.
Leiden Law School will add the advanced LLM-programme European and International Human Rights Law to its range of innovative Master of Laws in September 2014-2015. The programme is offered in english.
This Wednesday, Armin Cuyvers was awarded the JSVO teaching award for best lecturer. He is the first assistant professor to be awarded this honor by the faculty and students.
Every year, the „ Neue Europäische Bewegung Schweiz (nebs)/Nouveau movement européen suisse (nomes)“ awards the Europe prize to a person who in Switzerland is active in the field of European integration. De association nominates a number of persons and the winner is then chosen by its members and other visitors of its website.
37 teams from 27 countries worldwide participated in this year’s simulation exercise on the applicable law and jurisprudence of the ICC.
In addition, Leiden University also won the awards for Best Overall Score; Best Oral Argumentation for the Respondent and Best Oralist.
Leiden Law School wins European Law Moot Court Competition - Historic Victory at the European Court of Justice
In a historic moment, the team participating for Leiden Law School won the European Law Moot Court Competition at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
On Thursday 30 May 2013 (19.00-21.00 hrs), the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law and the International Law Association Prof. Mr. B.M. Telders will host a Panel Discussion on cyber warfare and international law. This panel discussion follows the recent completion of the Tallin Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare .
On 3 November 2011, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe – Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland – will visit Leiden Law School to give a public lecture on “Human Rights and Migration”.
On Thursday the 27th of October Julia Sloth Nielsen will give a lecture on HIV/Aids and children’s rights. the 27th of October Julia Sloth Nielsen will give a lecture on HIV/Aids and children’s rights.
Beryl ter Haar has received the 2011 Marco Biagi Award for the paper “Soft on the Inside; Hard for the Outside. An analysis of the Legal Nature of New Forms of International Labour Law”.
She studied law at the VU University Amsterdam and defended her PhD thesis there in 2005 on international criminal law and the Rwanda Tribunal. She has been based at the Leiden Law School as of 2005.
The Institute for Public Law consists of three institutes and three subdepartments. The board of Public Law consists of one member of each institute and subdeparment.