Professor Dr Elies van Sliedregt delivers inaugural lecture
Professor Dr Elies van Sliedregt gave her inaugural lecture at the School of Law on the 1st of December 2016. Entitled “Joint Criminal Confusion - the rise and fall of the joint enterprise theory in English and international criminal law”. The lecture discussed the effect of the Jogee-ruling on debates on joint enterprise in international criminal law. Professor van Sliedregt explored the limits and possibilities of joint enterprise as a liability theory for finding individuals criminally liable for collective forms of violence
After recently appointing a number of new Scholars, the School of Law is hosting a series of inaugural lectures to mark their arrival in Leeds.
The School has seen an exceptional growth over the past two academic years, appointing over 20 new academics including 8 new Chairs across its research Centres and groups.
The next lecture takes place on February 7 on “VAT Anti-fraud Policy, Third Party Liability, and the Rule of Law” with Professor Rita de la Feria. Find out more about the event here.