Research group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

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The group is composed of about 20 researchers who work with substantive criminal law or criminal procedure law, or with related issues of human rights, legal history or jurisprudence. The research group is a forum for scientific debate and development, and for this purpose it organises various research seminars and events. The group also aims to provide a forum for the development of new research projects in criminal law and criminal procedure law.

Bergen Lecture 2017

Bergen Lecture 2017

Bergen Lecture 2017 takes place at Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Thursday 16th of November at 10.30. This year's lecture is given by Professor Douglas N. Husak from the Rutgers University.


Criminal law in contemporary society

Different research projects seek to contribute to the Norwegian and international discussion on the criminal law and its role in a changing society.

Criminal law

Norwegian law in the global arena

The world outside is knocking on Norway’s door. This creates new and challenging issues for legal professionals that will change the legal landscape in the next few years.