Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

  The debate surrounding the prohibition of the full-face veil in all public spaces is far from settled both in Spain and in Europe. The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) analyzed the case S.A.S v. France on 1 July 2014. For the first time (previously the Court has ruled on headscarf regulations pertaining to […]

The very recent Horvath and Kiss v Hungary case of the European Court of Human Rights (Court) concerns a complaint under Article 2 of Protocol No. 1 (right to education) read in conjunction with Article 14 (right to equal treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). In the applicants’ view ‘the improper shunting […]

‘The Secret Drone War’ was the title of a recent widely-seen short documentary film by the BBC that reveals an officially ‘secret’ but altogether public affair: the reality and the extent of damage inflicted by United States’ counter-terrorism operations using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (commonly called ‘Drones’) in tribal areas of North-Western Pakistan (see map). The […]

Is it just me, or do people with short and catchy surnames have a tendency of becoming involved in situations which give rise to legal disputes and, ultimately, result in momentous international case law? Recently, Mr. Nada found himself in one such situation, leading to the Nada v. Switzerland judgment of the Grand Chamber of […]

My bicycle used to be my main means of transport before I moved from Rotterdam to Utrecht about a year ago. I would cycle on a daily basis from my old apartment to the Erasmus University, which took me about 20 minutes. Living on the outskirts of the Rotterdam city center also meant that I […]

  Dutch Politician Geert Wilders, leader of the rightist Party for Freedom (PVV), was tried in relation to defamation and hate speech charges in a case that lasted from 2009-2011. Ultimately, on 23 June 2011, he was fully acquitted. The trial was in many respects a sensational one, not in the least because of the […]

December 15, 2011 Life in Sydney Sydney has been my home for two and a half months and I love it. Great food from all over the world, great cliff and beach walks (weather permitting), interesting art and lots of interesting and enthusiastic people around me. Except for the cliffs, I of course have access […]

Erasmus School of Law

In een werkstad als Rotterdam is arbeidsrecht elke dag onderwerp van discussie. Een in arbeidsrechtelijke vraagstukken gespecialiseerde sectie kan dan ook niet ontbreken binnen Erasmus School of Law te Rotterdam. De sectie Arbeidsrecht is een jong en dynamisch team van arbeidsrechtspecialisten. Blijf op de hoogte van de wervelende dynamiek binnen dit wetenschappelijke vakgebied en het praktische werkveld: het arbeidsrecht volgens de Rotterdamse school!

Decaan ESL

  • Alessandra: Things are getting even more complicated: [...]
  • Alejo: Thank you very much! This year has been inspiring, interesting and simply awesome. It has definitely [...]
  • Sophia: Thank you Mrs. Hey! This master would never be the same without you! [...]
  • Nasha Desbarida: Thank you very much. We started some weeks ago and at the beginning I was like' where do I have to s [...]
  • Ana: Lots of luck to everybody starting this year! Last year was fantastic and the professors in EUR of t [...]