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Dutch criminology prize for liftetime achievement awarded posthumously to Louk Hulsman

Louk Hulsman, a founding member of the Common Study Programme, was recently posthumously awarded the Willem Adriaan Bongerprijs award for lifetime achivement by the Dutch Society for Criminology during the annual NVK congress June 19th, at the University of Leiden, Holland. The prize consists of a re-publication of a selection of his work, that will appear on the memorial of his death in January 2010.  For more information about the award or Louk’s penal abolition activism please visit his website www.loukhulsman.org which is regularly updated and maintained by his daughter Jehanne Hulsman