Ingrid Leijten

Ingrid Leijten positions her research on the (changing) role and significance of fundamental rights in the context of broader constitutional law and rule of law issues.

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What is the situation as regards the separation of powers and the representation of citizens and their interests; what is the significance of the Constitution for citizens and in public debate? She examines both classic fundamental rights – such as freedom of expression and the right to privacy – and social rights, such as the right to social security or health. By drawing on insights from the theory and practice of protection of fundamental rights in the Netherlands and beyond, she seeks to contribute to discussion of the legitimacy of government and trust in government. As a member of The Young Academy, one of her aims will be to work on communicating research findings that can increase awareness of the rule of law.

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Prof. dr.

 

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A.E.M.

 

Main position

Professor at Tilburg University 

 

Disciplines

Dutch and European constitutional law 

 

Member since

01-04-2023 

 

Connected to

Tilburg University, Tilburg Law School, Department of Public Law and Governance

 
 

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Ingrid Leijten - The Young Academy

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De Jonge Akademie
Postbus 19121
1000 GC Amsterdam
Telefoon: 020 551 0867
E-mail: 
dja@knaw.nl

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