Law, Society & Crime

Law, Society & Crime

Our department Law, Society & Crime focuses strongly on societal relevance and scientific impact. With our research and education, we are at the center of many current debates in society and politics, both at national and European level: whether it concerns the fight against subversive crime, medical-ethical issues, harmonisation of criminal procedures in an EU context , or corporate compliance with financial or environmental laws.


Refusing to reimburse follow-up breast reconstruction surgery? “This is discrimination”

Martin Buijsen, Professor of Health Law, explains that there is discrimination in the reimbursement of follow-up operations for breast reconstructions.
Twee artsen die aan het hechten zijn in een operatiekamer.

Kick-off Y-Justlang

Mai Fleetwood-Bird talks about the kick-off of a new four-year COST action partnership.
kick-off of the four-year COST Action Y-JustLang

How immune are health gurus to liability?

Martin Buijsen, Liselotte Postma, and Kasper Jansen explain how alternative healers can be held accountable in various legal jurisdictions.
Zwembad met het logo 60 jaar groos

Is Boef's record label being used to launder Taghi's drug money?

Robby Roks, Associate Professor of Criminology, explains how criminals launder money through a legal structure.
Robby Roks

Speech is silver, silence is golden: Non-disclosure agreements still exist in the healthcare world

Associate Professor of Health Law Andre den Exter discusses the healthcare practice of imposing non-disclosure agreements despite it being prohibited.
André den Exter

Dismissed doctor publicly shamed by Inspection

Martin Buijsen, Professor of Health Law at Erasmus School of Law, criticises the publication of medical records in cases of medical professional bans.
Martin Buijsen

Do Instagram and TikTok reduce youth crime?

Criminologist Weerman sees the rise of social media and increased smartphone use as significant reasons why youth crime has decreased since 2010.
Frank Weerman sitting on a pouffe

How do universities and the criminal justice system regulate hazing?

Joost Nan, Professor of Criminal (Procedural) Law at Erasmus School of Law, answers questions about the legal framework surrounding hazing.
Joost Nan

Police cease using algorithm that predicts future violent behaviour

After criticism from Follow the Money and Prof. Marc Schuilenburg, the police immediately terminate an algorithm that risks discrimination and ethnic profiling.
portretfoto van Marc Schuilenburg

The world is on fire: “Time for the European Court of Human Rights to take action”

Andre den Exter, Associate Professor of Health Law at Erasmus School of Law, demands a more liveable climate and calls on the European Court of Human Rights.
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