Publications on evictions and housing law

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  • Medvedeva, M., Dam, T., Wieling, M., & Vols, M. (2021). Automatically identifying eviction cases and outcomes within case law of Dutch Courts of First Instance. In E. Schweighofer (Ed.), Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (pp. 13-22). (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; Vol. 346). IOS Press. https://ebooks.iospress.nl/doi/10.3233/FAIA210312.
  • Bruijn, L. M., & Vols, M. (2021). Onderzoek toepassing artikel 13b Opiumwet. NILG – Openbare orde, Veiligheid & Recht; Vol. 7. Boom Juridisch. https://www.boomdenhaag.nl/webshop/onderzoek-toepassing-artikel-13b-opiumwet.
  • Vols, M., & Kusumawati, E. D. (2020). The International Right to Housing, Evictions and the Obligation to Provide Alternative Accommodation, Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law, 21(2), 237-269. https://brill.com/view/journals/aphu/21/2/article-p237_237.xml.
  • Vols, M. (2020). Voortdurend Verhuizen: De Impact Van Het Kinderrechtenverdrag Op Huisuitzettingen In Het Privaat- En Bestuursrecht. NJCM Bulletin. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Mensenrechten, 45(1), 3-24.
  • Vols, M. (2019), European law and private evictions: property, proportionality and vulnerable people, European Review of Private Law, 29, pp. 719-752.
  • Bruijn, L. M., Vols, M., & Brouwer, J. G. (2018). Home closure as a weapon in the Dutch war on drugs: Does judicial review function as a safety net? International Journal of Drug Policy, 51, 137-147. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0955395917302621?via%3Dihub
  • Vols, M., & Fick, S. (2017). Using Eviction to Combat Housing-related Crime and Anti-social Behaviour in South Africa and the Netherlands. The South African Law Journal, 134(2), 327-360.
  • van Tongeren, S., & Vols, M. (2017). The Right to Housing and the Right to a Second Chance: How Dutch Landlords and Local Authorities Facilitate and Frustrate the Successful Reintegration of Ex-Offenders. In M. Vols, & J. Sidoli (Eds.), People and Buildings: Comparative Housing Law (pp. 171-190). (Studies in housing law; Vol. 2). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Vols, M. (2017). Banning criminals and nuisance neighbours from housing: human rights proof? Exclusion and the Dutch Urban Areas Special Measures Bill. In J. Sidoli, M. Vols, & M. Kiehl (Eds.), Regulating the City: Contemporary Urban Housing Law (Vol. 1, pp. 127-143). (Studies in housing law; Vol. 1). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Fick, S., & Vols, M. (2016). Best protection against eviction? A Comparative Analysis of Protection against Evictions in the European Convention on Human Rights and the South African Constitution. European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance, 3(1), 40-69. https://brill.com/view/journals/ejcl/3/1/article-p40_4.xmlhttps://doi.org/10.1163/22134514-00301002
  • Vols, M., Kiehl, M.F. & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (2015), Human rights and protection against eviction in anti-social behaviour cases in the Netherlands and Germany, European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance, 2, pp. 156-180.
  • Vols, M., Tassenaar, P.G. & Jacobs, J.P.A.M. (2015), Dutch Courts and Housing Related Anti-social Behaviour. A first statistical analysis of legal protection against eviction, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 7, pp. 148-161
  • Vols, M. (2015). Artikel 8 EVRM en de gedwongen ontruiming van de huurwoning vanwege overlast. WR, tijdschrift voor huurrecht, 2015(2), 55-62. [WR 2015/16].
  • Vols, M., Kiehl, M., & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (2015). Human Rights and Protection against Eviction in Anti-social Behaviour Cases in the Netherlands and Germany. European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance, 2(2), 156-181.  https://brill.com/view/journals/ejcl/2/2/article-p156_4.xmlhttps://doi.org/10.1163/22134514-00202000

Publications on the right to housing and its impact on national law

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  • Bruijn, L.M. (2021). The Alternative War on Drugs: Drug Evictions, Cannabis Regulation and the Legal Consequences of Adapting to the Limitations of Criminal Law in the Field of Drug Control (PhD Dissertation), Groningen: University of Groningen.
  • Van Tongeren, J.H.S. (2021). Priority housing as ex-offenders’ key to a home: assessing the potential of Dutch certificates of housing urgency using Lipsky’s theory on street-level bureaucrats. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 60(6), 395-421.
  • Vols, M., & Kusumawati, E. D. (2020). The International Right to Housing, Evictions and the Obligation to Provide Alternative Accommodation, Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law, 21(2), 237-269.  https://brill.com/view/journals/aphu/21/2/article-p237_237.xml.
  • Van Tongeren, J.H.S. (2020). Housing Ex-Offenders in the Netherlands: Balancing Neighbourhood Safety and Human Rights. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research.
  • Vols, M., Belloir, A.C., Hoffmann, M. & Zuidema, A.J. (2019). Common trends in eviction research: a systematic literature review, in. M. Vols & C.U. Schmid (Eds.), Houses, Homes and the Law, The Hague: Eleven Publishing, pp. 1-87.
  • Bruijn, L. M., & Vols, M. (2019). Eviction as a Tool for Crime Control: Fighting Drug-Related Crime in the Netherlands and the United States. In N. M. Davidson, & G. Tewari (Eds.), Global Perspectives in Urban Law: The Legal Power of Cities (1 ed.). (Juris Diversitas). Routledge.
  • Vols, M., & Schmid, C. U. (2019). Houses, Homes and the Law. (Studies in Housing Law; Vol. 3). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Vols, M., & Belloir, A. (2019). Tackling Rogue Landlords and Substandard Housing: Local Authorities’ Legal Instruments and their Effectiveness. Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law, 11(1), 2-19. https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JPPEL-08-2018-0025/full/htmlhttps://doi.org/10.1108/JPPEL-08-2018-0025
  • Vols, M. (2018), Evictions in the Netherlands, in P. Kenna, S. Nassarre-Aznar, P. Sparkes & C.U Schmid (Eds.), Loss of Homes and Evictions across Europe, Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar, pp. 214-238.
  • Vols, M., & de Boer, R. (2018). De Huisvestingswet 2014 en de aanpak van misstanden rondom kamerverhuur en –bewoning. De Gemeentestem, 2018(99), 516-526.
  • Vols, M., & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (2017). Common Threads in Housing Law Research: A Systematic and Thematic Analysis of the Field. In M. Vols, & J. Sidolio (Eds.), People and Buildings: Comparative Housing Law (pp. 1-23). (Studies in housing law; Vol. 2). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Vols, M., & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (2017). Contemporary Housing Law. In J. Sidoli, M. Vols, & M. Kiehl (Eds.), Regulating the City: Contemporary Urban Housing Law (pp. 1-10). (Studies in housing law; Vol. 1). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Vols, M., & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (Eds.) (2017). People and Buildings: Comparative Housing Law. (Studies in Housing Law; Vol. 2). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Sidoli del Ceno, J., & Vols, M. (Eds.) (2017). Regulating the City: Contemporary Urban Housing Law. (Studies in Housing Law; Vol. 1). Eleven International Publishing.
  • Vols, M., & Minkjan, N. (2016). Huurachterstand, huisuitzetting en rechterlijke besluitvorming. Recht der Werkelijkheid, 37(2), 9-30. https://www.bjutijdschriften.nl/tijdschrift/rechtderwerkelijkheid/2016/2/RdW_1380-6424_2016_037_002_002https://doi.org/10.5553/RdW/138064242016037002002
  • Vols, M., & Sidoli del Ceno, J. (2016). Notices and the Need for Formality. Landlord and Tenant Review, 20(3), 109-111.

Publications on legal research methods and data science

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  • Medvedeva, M., Wieling, M. & Vols, M. Rethinking the field of automatic prediction of court decisions. Artif Intell Law (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10506-021-09306-3.
  • Vols, M. (2021). Legal Research: One hundred questions and answers. Eleven International Publishing. https://www.boomdenhaag.nl/webshop/legal-research.
  • Vols, M. (2021). Methodologische kansen en beperkingen van gebruik van statistiek en machine learning bij de bestudering van rechtspraak. In P. W. J. Verbruggen (Ed.), Methoden van systematische rechtspraakanalyse: Tussen juridische dogmatiek en data science (pp. 125-141). Boom Juridisch. https://research.rug.nl/en/publications/methodological-opportunities-and-limitations-of-using-statistics-.
  • Medvedeva, M., Üstün, A., Xu, X., Vols, M., & Wieling, M. (2021). Automatic judgement forecasting for pending applications of the European Court of Human Rights. In K. D. Ashley, K. Atkinson, L. K. Branting, E. Francesconi, M. Grabmair, V. R. Walker, B. Waltl, & A. Zachary Wyner (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Automatec Semantic Analysis of Information in Legal Text (ASAIL 2021) (pp. 12-23). CEUR Workshop Proceedings. https://pure.rug.nl/ws/portalfiles/portal/189865814/Medvedeva_ASAIL2021_1_.pdf.
  • Medvedeva, M., Dam, T., Wieling, M., & Vols, M. (2021). Automatically identifying eviction cases and outcomes within case law of Dutch Courts of First Instance. In E. Schweighofer (Ed.), Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (pp. 13-22). (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; Vol. 346). IOS Press. https://ebooks.iospress.nl/doi/10.3233/FAIA210312.
  • Medvedeva, M., Xu, X., Wieling, M., & Vols, M. (2020). JURI SAYS: An Automatic Judgement Prediction System for the European Court of Human Rights. In S. Villata, J. Harašta, & P. Křemen (Eds.), Legal Knowledge and Information Systems: JURIX 2020: The Thirty-third Annual Conference, Brno, Czech Republic, December 9–11, 2020 (pp. 277-280). IOS Press.
  • Medvedeva, M., Vols, M., & Wieling, M. (2020). Using machine learning to predict decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. Artificial Intelligence and Law, 28(2), 237-266. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10506-019-09255-y
  • Vols, M. (2020), Juridisch onderzoek, The Hague: Boom Juridisch 2020.
  • Bruijn, L. M., & Vols, M. (2020). Upperdogs versus Underdogs: Judicial Review of Administrative Drug-Related Closure Cases in the Netherlands. Recht der Werkelijkheid, 41(1), 25-49. https://www.bjutijdschriften.nl/tijdschrift/rechtderwerkelijkheid/2020/1/RdW_1380-6424_2020_041_001_004
  • Bruijn, L. M., Vols, M., & Brouwer, J. G. (2018). Home closure as a weapon in the Dutch war on drugs: Does judicial review function as a safety net? International Journal of Drug Policy, 51, 137-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.08.003
  • Vols, M. & Jacobs, J.P.A.M (2017), Juristen als rekenmeesters: over de kwantitatieve analyse van jurisprudentie, in P.A.J. van den Berg & G. Molier (Eds.), In dienst van het recht, Den Haag: Boom Juridische uitgevers.
  • Vols, M., Tassenaar, P.G. & Jacobs, J.P.A.M. (2015), Dutch Courts and Housing Related Anti-social Behaviour. A first statistical analysis of legal protection against eviction, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 7, pp. 148-161.

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