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    Implementation of the Ukraine EU association agreement

    23 February 2017
    As you may remember: in April 2016 the majority of the voters voted 'no' against the ratification act of this association agreement. According to the referendum a legislative proposal is needed as soon as possible in which the effects of the referendum will be arranged. This blog is only available in Dutch.
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    Absurd claim

    21 February 2017
    Jan Smits in Law
    On 9 April 2011 a gunman killed six people in a shopping mall in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn. A group of victims now claims damages from the gunman’s parents, claiming that they should have prevented their son from this horrendous act. The claim will fail: on the facts of the case, there is no basis for liability of the parents. This blog is only available in Dutch.
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    Restorative Justice

    17 February 2017
    Claessen in Law
    On Tuesday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m. a legislative proposal will be presented to the members of the standing committee for Security and Justice. The purpose of the bill is, that is an initiative of the citizens and through the citizens, to support a restorative settlement in criminal cases on the new Criminal Procedure Code via mediation. This post is only available in Dutch.
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    Leftist science?

    16 February 2017
    Jan Smits in Law
    How diverse is Dutch science? According to a majority in the Second Chamber, perhaps not quite diverse. Last week, the Chamber adopted a motion that calls upon the government to clarify whether Dutch university staff is made up too much homogeneous. This blog is only available in Dutch.
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