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Sjors Ligthart


  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 618

    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests



Law of criminal sanctions

External positions

(Commisie van Toezicht P.I. Vught)

1 Sep 2016 → …


  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Law Of Criminal Procedure/Criminal Adjective Law
  • Criminal Law
  • European human rights law
  • Legal Insanity
  • Neurolaw
  • Penitentiair recht

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Research Output 2017 2019

Aantekening bij Beroepscommissie, 13 december 2018, sancties 2019/37

Ligthart, S., 13 Apr 2019, 2 p.. No. R-18/1280/GA, Dec 13, 2018. (Sancties; vol. 2019, no. 2, p. 178-179)

Research output: Memorandum/expositionCase noteScientific

Open Access

Coercive neuroimaging, criminal law, and privacy: a European perspective

Ligthart, S., 9 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Law and the Biosciences. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Coercive neuroimaging technologies in criminal law in Europe: Exploring the implications for the prohibition of ill-treatment (article 3 ECHR)

Ligthart, S., 14 Mar 2019, Regulating new technologies in uncertain times. Reins, L. (ed.). T.M.C. Asser Press | Springer, p. 83-102 20 p. (Information Technology and Law Series; vol. 2019, no. 32).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
criminal law