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 2019
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Oct 30

Child-friendly justice and procedural safeguards for children in criminal proceedings - a new impetus for children in conflict with the law

Bergen Lecture 2019 was held by Prof. Ton Liefaard from Leiden University, Netherlands. Bergen Lecture is a yearly lecture arranged by the Research group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, at the Faculty of Law, Bergen.

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Bergen lecture 2018, #MeToo

The recordings of this years Bergen lecture, #MeToo, Implications for criminal law, is now available. The lecture was given by Prof. Dr. Tatjana Hörnle from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Bergen Lecture is a yearly happening arranged by The Research Group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.

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May 15

The Bergen/Göteborg-seminar 2018

The Bergen/Göteborg-symposium 2018 will happen on the 15th of may at The Faculty of Law. The seminar is arranged by the Research gropup for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure and is open to all.

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Bergen Lecture 2017 with Douglas Husak

Douglas Husak was the main speaker at Bergen Lecture 2017 where his theme was "Conceptual and Normative Issues about Drug Decriminalization". Here you will find both a recording of his speak at Bergen Lecture and an Interview with Husak.