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Van Vollenhoven Lecture by Tony Platt in ‘Leidsch Dagblad’

On Thursday 9 May, Prof. Tony Platt delivered the annual Van Vollenhoven Lecture entitled ‘Rethinking Crime & Punishment’

In his lecture, Professor Tony Platt, distinguished Affiliated Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Law and Society, discussed some of the main arguments from his latest book entitled “Beyond these Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States”.

The newspaper 'Leidsch Dagblad' published an article about this lecture.

Read the article (in Dutch)

This lecture was organized by the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance & Society in collaboration with the Institute for Criminal Law & Criminology.

The Van Vollenhoven lectures are organized in honour of Cornelis van Vollenhoven, the Leiden law professor who acquired fame between 1901 and 1933 for his elaborate and detailed description and analysis of  the laws of the Netherlands-Indies as well as for his impressive contributions to public international law.

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