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Turkey has never been governed by the rule of law. This simple fact, long known to political dissidents, members of ethnic and religious minorities, and progressive legal scholars in Turkey, has finally started to be publicly acknowledged by the international community. But, this acknowledgment...
Stimulating cross-border labour mobility? Provide an adequate supply of information, uniformity in laws and regulations, language education and infrastructure, suggests 'ontgrenzer' Martin Unfried in an interview with EurekaRail.
On the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Maastricht University Faculty of Law, the faculty has published an anniversary book. In this book, the foundation of and development into the current faculty is described, completed with many new and old photos. The book can be purchased at bookstore The Tribune in Maastricht (regular price: € 34.50, student price: € 29.50 for students with a valid UM student card).
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Louis M. Brown Forest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition 2018
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Bescherming van de liberale constitutie in een populistisch tijdperk: onderzoeksproject aan de Universiteit Maastricht, sectie staatsrecht / Montesquieu Instituut, mogelijk gemaakt door een subsidie van het Fonds Staatsman Thorbecke van de KNAW.
The ‘Keuzegids Masters 2018’, published today, shows that the master's programmes of the UM Law Faculty are valued again like in previous years. And despite the fact that none of our programmes reached the first place, the differences a small and the appreciation for the content of the various programmes and the quality of the teachers remains high.
When it comes to the restitution of looted art, things are never black and white. The procedures are often lengthy and complex, and the dividing line between law and morals is paper-thin. Moreover, emotions and national sensitivities quickly come into play. Peter van den Brink knows the game like no other. In recent years, he has gained a reputation as the director who was able to trace nine lost canvases and bring them back to his Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, where they had hung before the war. Van den Brink will be a keynote speaker at the annual MACCH conference at the TEFAF on 18 March.