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Forced ‘brain reading’ in criminal law not prohibited under the European Human Rights Convention25th October 2021
The European Convention on Human Rights does not exclude the coercive use of neurotechnological ‘brain reading’ in criminal law, according to PhD research conducted by neurolaw expert Sjors Ligthart.
Tilburg University appoints Elies van Sliedregt as Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure28th September 2021
Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Elies van Sliedregt as Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure effective November 1, 2021. As part of this chair, Van Sliedregt, currently working as a Professor at the University of Leeds, will focus on organized crime, corruption and the adjudication of international crimes.
The Rule of Law: universal in theory, but confusing and difficult to promote in practice06th September 2021
The Rule of Law is purportedly a universal value that has been guiding international interventions in the legal systems of countries around the world since the mid 1990s. However, for those whose job it is to actually do the work of promoting the rule of law, it is something with many meanings, difficult to understand, and very hard to ‘develop’ anywhere.
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