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- faculteit der rechtsgeleerdheid/faculty of law ( criminologie )
- Assistant Professor
Marieke de Hoon holds expertise in international criminal law, public international law, and human rights. She studied Dutch law at the Utrecht Law College of Utrecht University and obtained her LL.B. cum laude. She obtained her LL.M. cum laude in the two-year master’s programme in legal research of Utrecht University. Part of this master’s degree was taken at Washington College of Law, American University, in Washington D.C. Marieke obtained her Ph.D. at VU Amsterdam for her dissertation entitled ‘The Law and Politics of the Crime of Aggression.’
Marieke currently holds a position as Assistant Professor at the Criminal Law and Criminology department of the Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on the international of law and politics in international criminal law and transnational use of force. She teaches international law and the International Law Clinic.
Furthermore, she is Senior Counsel at the Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) and Director of PILPG’s Netherlands Office. For PILPG, she provides legal assistance to clients in conflict and post-conflict situations with regard to international criminal law, transitional justice, peace negotiations and human rights redress.
Public International Law
International Law Clinic
International Law at Amsterdam University College
Marieke conducts research within the research programme Boundaries of Law. Her research addresses the politics of criminalizing transnational use of force. She moreover researches the increasing tensions within the international criminal justice project with regard to the discrepancy between what the International Criminal Court tries to accomplish and what it in reality effectuates in the experience of victims of international crimes.
Marieke’s research focuses on the underlying problematique of differing and contradicting assumptions and rationales that undermine the international criminal justice project, and on the choices that this requires in order to improve the project into one that in a sustainable manner contributes to the important goal of seeking justice for international crimes.
Short impression of the activities of the International Law Clinic
More about the International Law Clinic (in Dutch only)
The politics of international criminal justice; law and politics of transnational use of force; public international law; human rights; transitional justice.
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam