The Verdict: interactive discussion with international lawyer Maral Khajeh and lawyer Wilma van Bent

Verdict, The

Language: Engels

WHEN & WHERE?

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 21:30
Theater aan het Spui Grote Zaal

After the pleadings in this courtroom thriller, the audience is invited to act as the judge and decides how the film will end. Before the final vote, international lawyer Maral Khajeh will discuss the moral and legal dilemmas in the film with judge Wilma van Benthem and the audience. Then, it's the audience's call: guilty or not guilty?

Maral Khajeh is an Iranian/Dutch lawyer specialised in Law & Politics of International Security. She is the founder of the Young Professional Research Initiative. Currently, she is project leader at theater group DEGASTEN.

Wilma van Benthem is a judge in Amsterdam. Previously, she worked as a lawyer and as an expert for e.g. the United Nations.