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Jakob v. H. Holtermann

Jakob v. H. Holtermann

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

legal philosophy, Alf Ross, legal realism, naturalized jurisprudence, restorative justice, criminal justice ethics, international criminal justice ethics, international criminal courts, legal epistemology, blasphemy


philosophy of law, sociology of law, philosophy of legal science, criminal justice ethics, restorative justice (mediation theory), international criminal justice, international courts

Ideas for BA-projects/MA-theses

Selected publications

  1. Published

    European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible

    Holtermann, J. V. H. & Madsen, M. R. 1 Jun 2015 In : Leiden Journal of International Law. 28, 2, p. 211-230 20 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Getting Real or Staying Positive?: Legal Realism(s), Legal Positivism, and the Prospects of Naturalism in Jurisprudence

    Holtermann, J. V. H. 1 Dec 2016 In : Ratio Juris. 29, 4, p. 535-555 21 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism: A Philosophical Reconstruction

    Holtermann, J. V. H. 2014 In : Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy. 2014, 24, p. 165-186 22 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    ‘One of the Challenges that Can Plausibly Be Raised Against Them’?: On the Role of Truth in Debates about the Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals

    Holtermann, J. V. H. 2017 The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals. Hayashi, N. & Bailliet, C. M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 206-227 22 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  5. A 'Slice of Cheese': A Deterrence-based Argument for the International Criminal Court

    Holtermann, J. V. H. 2010 In : Human Rights Review. 11, 3, p. 289-315 27 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. Published


    Holtermann, J. V. H. 2013 Om ret og retfærdighed: En indførelse i den analytiske retsfilosofi. Ross, A. & Holtermann, J. (eds.). 2 ed. København: Hans Reitzel, p. 9-42 34 p.

    Research output: ResearchBook chapter

  7. Everything you always waned to know about restorative justice*: (*but were afraid to ask)

    Holtermann, J. V. H. 2009 Roskilde: Roskilde Universitetscenter. 219 p.

    Research output: ResearchPh.D. thesis

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