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  • Religious marriage and Religious Divorce

    Myth: a religious marriage is merely symbolic

    13 May 2018
    When a marriage no longer works, you break up. Divorce proceedings are started and if all goes well, both partners can go on to live their own lives. At least, that is how it works with a civil marriage. What kind of problems do women encounter in a religious divorce?
  • Plants and seeds - blog conference

    Plant variety rights and patent: which way to go?

    7 May 2018
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    Innovation is stimulated by a well designed regulatory framework as well as a balanced and effective Intellectual Property (IP) protection. IP protection gives the innovator an exclusive right on his innovation and allows a fair sustained return for his investment. In agricultural industry, plant variety rights system is one of the most important mechanisms.
  • Europa toekomst_MLR

    Contextualizing Brexit

    4 May 2018
    The European Union (EU) faces challenges after the results of the United Kingdom (UK) European Union membership referendum that was held on June 23, 2016. Yet, Brexit is not the first challenge faced by the EU. Three points invite for reflection on Brexit and the future of the EU.
  • Unlawfull gas attack blog on Law Blogs Maastricht

    The unlawfulness of the Syria strikes

    1 May 2018
    by: 
    Eggett in Law
    In response to the (alleged) use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime in the city of Douma, the United Kingdom, United States, and France carried out a number of missile strikes against several government facilities. These strikes clearly violate basic rules of international law.
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