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Vincent Geeraets is an assistant professor at the department of Legal Theory and History at VU University (since 2012). He graduated in law at the university of Groningen and worked as a PhD candidate at the department of Legal Theory also at the university in Groningen. In 2011 he successfully defended his thesis A Neutral Conception of Punishment.

Research

His research is centred on various topics related to criminal law. He has written about the concept of punishment, justificatory theories of punishment, the victim impact statement, restorative justice and doping in sports.

Teaching

He teaches several courses; among others: Philosophy of Criminal Law ("encyclopedie criminologie") (bachelor; students of criminology) and Methods of Legal Research (master; law students).

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penalty Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
legal system Social Sciences
criminal law Social Sciences
offender Social Sciences
Sports Social Sciences
procedural law Social Sciences
legal procedure Social Sciences

Research Output 2003 2018

(Herstel)recht en excuses: een precaire relatie

Geeraets, V. C., Jul 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Herstelrecht. 18, 2, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Over verplichte excuses en spreekrecht: Wat is er mis met empirisch-juridisch onderzoek naar slachtoffers?

Veraart, W. J. & Geeraets, V. C., 19 Feb 2018, In : Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy. 2017 (46), 2, p. 137-159 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
legal system
procedural law
legal procedure
reform
civil law

Two Mistakes about the Concept of Punishment

Geeraets, V., Apr 2018, In : Criminal Justice Ethics. 37, 1, p. 21-35 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
penalty
legal claim
criminal law
language
evaluation

Column: Het beperkte belang van evidence-based onderzoek naar slachtoffers

Geeraets, V. C. & Veraart, W. J., Feb 2017, In : Tijdschrift voor Herstelrecht. 17, 1, p. 3-5

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Doping, ideologie en de matige rechtspositie van topsporters

Geeraets, V. C., Feb 2017, In : Rechtsgeleerd magazijn Themis. 178, 1, p. 3-11

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Activities 2013 2016

  • 2 Conference
  • 2 Lecture / Presentation
  • 1 Expert meeting

Straf, rechtvaardiging en mensbeelden

Geeraets, V. C. (Speaker)
12 Jan 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Expert seminar herstelrecht

Geeraets, V. C. (Participant)
5 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventExpert meetingSocietal

Het defect van straffen

Geeraets, V. C. (Speaker)
12 Mar 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Seminar georganiseerd samen met Sophie Mommers

Geeraets, V. C. (Organiser)
5 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

congres georganiseerd samen met prof. mr. dr. A.R. Mackor; presumption of innocence; Antony Duff

Geeraets, V. C. (Organiser)
29 Nov 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic