The Dynamics of Tort Law and Society

  • P.O. Box 90153, Montesquieu Building

    5000 LE Tilburg


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Fundamental, cutting-edge research is conducted on the intersection of tort law, victims’ needs, theory, and empiricism. Research has shown a tension exists between tort law and societal needs. Victims desire information about what happened, want to prevent future wrongdoing, seek acknowledgement of the harm, or wish that wrongdoers apologize for their actions. In contrast, tort law mainly offers monetary compensation. This research cluster seeks to whether, why, and how tort law can be made more responsive to those needs. It does so by combining a theoretical perspective and an empirical perspective, with the aim of providing innovative insights to solve existing theoretical and societal problems.

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climate change Social Sciences
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Research Output 2016 2019

Achilles en de schildpad: Urgenda in cassatie

Loth, M., 6 Apr 2019, In : Aansprakelijkheid, verzekering en schade. 2019, 2, p. 39 - 40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

De civiele kamer van de Hoge Raad stelt prejudiciele vragen: Analyse en suggesties

Loth, M. & Krommendijk, J., 15 Aug 2019, In : Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis. 180, 4, p. 139 - 153 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Finality and fallibility in the Indonesian revision system: Forging the middle ground

Kadafi, B., 2019, 430 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
court decision
legal remedies
legal usage

Het recht om de geschiedenis te verhalen

Loth, M., 30 Aug 2019, Wegen der vrijheid: Liber amicorum voor Willem Witteveen. Elion-Valter, C., van Klink, B. & Taekema, S. (eds.). Den Haag: Boom juridisch, p. 277 - 285 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Houdbaar recht: Over de aansprakelijkheid voor historisch onrecht

Loth, M., 15 Aug 2019, Paramaribo: FHR Lim a Po Institute for Social Studies. 67 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Open Access

Judicial governance in Indonesia: Judicial independence under the One Roof System

Rositawati, D., 2019, 307 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
quality management

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Invited talk

The Place of Apology in Law

G. van Dijck (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Press / Media

Radio Interview, BNR

G. van Dijck


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Prizes / Recognition