Ton Liefaard is Professor of Children’s Rights (UNICEF chair) at Leiden Law School. His research focuses primarily on the interpretation and implementation of international human rights law affecting children and the law at the domestic level. He teaches bachelor and master courses on children’s rights and child law. In addition, he is a deputy juvenile judge at the District Court of Amsterdam.
- Child soldiers: towards a rights based imagery (2013)
- Juveniles in transition from juvenile justice to adult justice (2012)
- A Bermuda Triangle? Balancing protection, participation and proof in criminal proceedings affecting child victims and witnesses (2011)
- Deprivation of Liberty of Children in Light of International Human Rights Law and Standards (2008)