Research Prizes

Derk Venema
PhD dissertation:
Rechters in oorlogstijd. De confrontatie van de Nederlandse rechterlijke macht met nationaal-socialisme en bezetting

Why did the Dutch judiciary not rise against the German occupation during the years 1940-45? The author analyses the dilemma’s with which judges were confronted by the rise of national socialism starting in the 1930s.

Supervisors: Prof. T.J.M. Mertens, Prof. L.E. de Groot-van Leeuwen
Faculty of Law, Radboud Universiteit