S. Meijer

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20062019
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Personal profile

Ancillary activities

  • 1/4/2016 - present: Councillor at the Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and Protection of Juveniles
  • 1/4/2013 - present: Honorary Judge at the district court of Amsterdam, criminal law division
  • 1/1/2008 - present: member of Forum Levenslang (a Dutch Platform for a humane enforcement of life imprisonment)
  • 1/1/2012 - present: member of stichting Mens en Strafrecht (MENS)

Ancillary activities

  • Raad voor de Strafrechtstoepassing en Jeugdbescherming | Den Haag | Council | 2016-06-01 - present
  • Rechtbank Amsterdam, sector straf | Amsterdam | Honorary judge | 2017-04-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Personal information

Sonja Meijer works as an assistant professor in criminal law at VU University Amsterdam. Prior to becoming an acedemic she worked at the Public Prosecution Service. Her research interests are rehabilitation, penitentiairy law, life imprisonment, criminal justice, and comparative law. She recently edited a book on 'Fundamental Rights and Legal Consequences of Criminal Conviction' (Meijer, S., Annison, H., and O'Loughlin, A., Hart Publishing 2019) which contains contributions from authors from various European countries and Australia and explores the legal consequences of criminal convictions and how these affect former offenders in several aspects of their lives and fundamental rights. 

As well as researching and teaching, Sonja is an member of the Dutch Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and the Protection of Juveniles (RSJ). She is also an honorary judge at the District Court of Amsterdam. 

 

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Research Output 2006 2019

Fundamental Rights and Legal Consequences of Criminal Conviction

Meijer, S., Annison, H. (ed.) & O'Loughlin, A., Jun 2019, Oxford: Hart Publishing. 312 p. (Oñati International Series in Law and Society)

Research output: Book / ReportBook editingAcademic

fundamental right
offender
social effects
legal position
labor law

Introduction

Meijer, S., Annison, H. & O'Loughlin, A., 2019, Fundamental Rights and Legal Consequences of Criminal Conviction. Meijer, S., Annison, H. & O'Loughlin, A. (eds.). Hart Publishing

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

Open Access
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sexual offense
lawyer
EU
offense

De veranderende rol van het Openbaar Ministerie bij de sanctie-uitvoering

Meijer, S., 1 May 2018, In : Strafblad: het nieuwe tijdschrift voor strafrecht. 2018, 2, p. 51-62

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 2012 2019

  • 7 Conference
  • 6 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Membership

Rol slachtofferadvocatuur in ernstige geweld en zedenzaken

N.A. Elbers (Speaker), S. Meijer (Speaker), I.M. Becx (Speaker), A.J.J.G. Schijns (Speaker), Arno J. Akkermans (Speaker)
4 Feb 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

File

Het effectueren van slachtofferrechten

Nieke Elbers (Speaker), S. Meijer (Speaker), I.M. Becx (Speaker), A.J.J.G. Schijns (Speaker), Arno Akkermans (Speaker)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Workshop on Comparative Perspectives of Law and Practice of Limiting Offenders Beyond Their Sentence

S. Meijer (Organiser)
16 Apr 201717 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Global Criminology Network Conference 'After Conviction'

S. Meijer (Organiser)
1 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Global Criminology Network Conference

S. Meijer (Organiser)
19 Sep 201620 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic