Laura Burgers

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Laura Burgers writes a PhD Thesis at the University of Amsterdam Law School on the democratic legitimacy of judicial law-making in climate change litigation.

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A New Classic in Climate Change Litigation: The Dutch Supreme Court Decision in the Urgenda Case

    The judgment of the Dutch Supreme Court in State of the Netherlands v Urgenda is a landmark for future climate change litigation. On the 20th of December 2019, the Supreme Court held that on the basis of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) the Netherlands has a positive obligation to take measures…

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