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Hendrik Kaptein


Dr. H.J.R. Kaptein
+31 71 527 7548

Hendrik (dr. H.J.R.) Kaptein is an affiliated fellow with the Faculty of Law.

More information about Hendrik Kaptein

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Hendrik (dr. H.J.R.) Kaptein studied (legal) philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, earning his doctorate with a dissertation on structures and justification of normative argumentation and ethics. Till 2006 he taught at Nijmegen University and the University of Amsterdam. His special fields of interest and expertise are: legal ethics, theory of criminal law and criminal procedure, and (legal) argumentation. He was president and member of university boards, and is active as treasurer / board member for non-profit organizations. Also he is bell-master of the Old Church in Amsterdam.        


  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • Rechtsfilosofie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden



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