This Wednesday the Leiden Law School will host the third annual Jonge NJV Seminar. The Jonge NJV invites legal scholars and practitioners, young or not so young, to join us at the Law Faculty for an interesting debate on ‘the general interest’ in law.
There is something strange about the way we think about the public pronouncement of judgments in criminal cases. We treat one of the defining moments in criminal trials as our poor cousin. I think we should seriously consider taking him back in the family.
Sometimes legislation is framed in a more neutral sense than its impact would justify. So let's talk about a 'Partial amendment of the Penal Code and some other laws in connection with the readjustment of criminal law to recent developments'.