Yannick van den Brink (1987) obtained his LL.B. degree in Dutch Law (2009, cum laude), his LL.M. degree in Criminal Law (2011, cum laude) and his MA degree in Global Criminology (2012, cum laude) at Utrecht University. During his studies, Yannick worked as a support lawyer at the Criminal Law department at Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn, as a junior lecturer in the minor 'Youth and Crime' at Utrecht University and as a research assistant at the Child Law department at Leiden University.
Since September 2012, Yannick holds a Meijers PhD position at the Child Law Department at Leiden University. His doctoral research focuses on the use of pre-trial detention in the Dutch juvenile justice system.
- Geschorst onder voorwaarden. Meningen van jeugdige verdachten, ouders en jeugdreclaseerders (2013)
- De onschuld voorbij? Over de toepassing van de voorlopige hechtenis ten aanzien van minderjarige verdachten in Nederland (2012)