Research group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

Publications in English and German



  • Einarsen, Terje: The Concept of Universal Crimes in International Law, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, FICHL Publication Series No. 15 (2012), 361 p.

  • Gröning. Linda and Jacobsen, Jørn (ed.): Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice - Exploring the Relation, Santérus Academic Press, Stockholm 2012, 179 p.

  • Suominen, Annika: The Principle of Mutual Recognition in Cooperation in Criminal Matters. A study of the principle in four framework decisions and in the implementation legislation in the Nordic Member States. Intersentia 2011, 416 p.

  • Søreide, Tina,  Rose-Ackerman, Susan and Luce, Henry R.  (eds.): The International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption - Volume II, Edward Elgar Publishing  2011, 624 p.

  • Sunde, Jørn Øyrehagen and Skodvin, Knut Einar (eds.):  Rendevous of European Legal Cultures. Fagbokforlaget, Bergen 2010, 220 p.

  • Husabø, Erling Johannes and Bruce, Ingvild (ass.): Fighting Terrorism through Multilevel Criminal Legislation. Security Council Resolution 1373, the EU Framework Decision on Combating Terrorism and their Implementation in Nordic, Dutch and German Criminal Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden/Boston 2009. 500 p.

  • Husabø, Erling Johannes and Strandbakken,  Asbjørn (eds.): Harmonization of Criminal Law in Europe, Intersentia, Antwerpen - Oxford 2005, 157 p.

  • Borvik, Bjørnar: The Norwegian Approach to Protection of Personality Rights – With a special emphasis on the protection of honour and reputation. Fagbokforlaget, Bergen 2004, 145 p.



Articles in journals or edited books


  • Erling Johannes Husabø, Samuel Gerber und Regula Echle: “Die strafprozessuale Stellung von Opfern bei Massenverletzungen, Eine Rechtsvergleichung anhand des norwegischen Falls Breivik”, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Strafrecht 04/2013 s. 337-359
  • Erling Johannes Husabø, The regulation of Complicity, Attempts and Preparatory Acts in the New Norwegian Penal Code (2005), seen in a Historical and European Perspective, in Sözüer, Adem (ed.), Congress on the Criminal Law Reforms in the World and in Turkey 26 May - 4 June 2010, Istanbul 2013 s. 413-427.


  • Johan Boucht, Cross-border Use of Police Powers within the EU – A Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Perspective, European Criminal Law Review 2/3 pp. 203-235.
  • Annika Suominen, EU criminal law cooperation before and after the Lisbon Treaty - aspects and comments especially in relation to the Norwegian position, Tidsskrift för Juridiska Foreningen i Finland 2012/6 pp. 573-604.
  • Ingun Fornes, Restorative justice in the Norwegian juvenile justice system , In: Linda Gröning and Jørn Jacobsen (red.): Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice. Santérus Academic Pres, Stockholm  2012 pp.
  • Linda Gröning, Security, Justice and the Criminal Justice System: Remarks on EU Criminal Law, In: B. Hudson & S. Ugelvik (eds.), New Landscapes of Justice and Security, Routledge 2012, pp. 135-157.
  • Linda Gröning, Towards a Theory of the Criminal Justice System, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskap, nr. 1/2012, pp. 27-46.
  • Jørn Jacobsen, Concepts of Criminal Law and Representative Reductions, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab 2012 (1), pp. 46-64.
  • Ragna Aarli, Genetic Justice and Transformations of Criminal Procedure, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2012 pp. 3-21.



  • Jørn Jacobsen, Zur gegenwärtigen norwegischen Strafrechtsdogmatik - Andenæs und die Folgen, Zeitschrift für die gesamte Strafrechtswissenschaft, 123 (2011) S. 609-632.
  • Henry John Mæland, Recent Developments in the Relationships between Judge and Parties in Norwegian Courts. In: Volker Lipp and Halvard H. Fredriksen (eds.), Reforms of Civil Procedure in Germany and Norway. Mohr Siebeck 2011, pp. 71-85.
  • Annika Suominen, The Characteristics of Nordic Criminal Law in the Setting of EU Criminal Law, European Criminal Law Review 2/2011 pp. 17-187.
  • Annika Suominen, Different Implementations of Mutual Recognition Framework Decisions”, EUCRIM 1/2011 pp. 24-27.
  • Tina Søreide, Why multistakeholder groups succeed and fail. 2011. In: S. Rose-Ackerman and T. Søreide (Eds), The International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption - Volume II, Edward Elgar Publishing. With Rory Truex.
  • Tina Søreide, The Governance of infrastructure regulation: An economist's view. 2011. In: A. Estache : Emerging issues in competition, collusion and regulation of network industries . London : Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
  • Jørgen Aall, Waiver of Human Rights : Setting the Scene (Part I/III). Nordic Journal of Human Rights 2011, Volum 28.(3-4) pp. 300-370.
  • Jørgen Aall, Waiver of human rights : Waiver of substantive rights. Nordic Journal of Human Rights 2011, Volum 29.(1) pp. 56-153.
  • Jørgen Aall, Waiver of human rights : Waiver of procedural rights according to ECHR article 6. Nordic Journal of Human Rights 2011, Volum 29.(2-3) pp. 206-278.
  • Jørgen Aall, Waiver of human rights : conclusions. Nordic Journal of Human Rights 2011, Volum 29.(2-3) pp. 279-290.



  • Linda Grøning, A criminal justice system or a system deficit: notes on the system structure of the EU criminal law. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice 2010; Volum 18.(2) pp. 115-137.
  • Criminal Law Science and Transnational Criminal Law: Reflections on the Role for Comparative Research. In: Liber amicarum et amicorum Karin Cornils - Glimt af nordisk straffrätt og straffeprosessrett. Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, København 2010, pp. 185-206.
  • Erling Johannes Husabø, History and Tendencies in the Development of Criminal Procedure Law in the Scandinavian Countries, and in Norway in Particular. Law & Justice Review (Turkey) 2010 (1) pp. 19-34.
  • Jørn Jacobsen, Some Notes on the Evolution of a General Part for International Criminal Law, Retfærd, 2/2010 pp. 2-31.
  • Jørn Jacobsen, The Methodology of the Norwegian Criminal Law Doctrine, In: Thomas Elholm et.al. (red.): Liber amicarum et amicorum Karin Cornils – Glimt af nordisk straffrätt og straffeprosessrett, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, København 2010, pp. 243-266.
  • Bjarne Kvam, Communication and Technology as Agents of Legal Change. In: Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde and Knut Einar Skodvin (eds.), Rendezvous of European Legal Cultures. Fagbokforlaget, Bergen 2010, pp. 183-193.
  • Asbjørn Strandbakken, Penal orders, victim-offender mediation, and confession-triggered summary procedures in Norway. In: Stephen C. Thaman (ed.), World plea bargaining : consensual procedures and the avoidance of the full criminal trial. Carolina Academic Press 2010, pp. 245-257.



  • Asbjørn Strandbakken, Extradition between Nordic countries, and the new Nordic Arrest Warrant. In: N. Keijzer and Elies van Sliedregt (eds.) The European Arrest Warrant in Practice, TMC Asser Press, The Hague 2009, pp. 363-376.
  • Annika Suominen, The Finnish approach to mutual recognition in criminal matters and its implementation. In: G. Vernimmen (ed.), The future of mutual recognition in criminal matters in the European Union / L'avenir de la reconnaisance mutuelle en matière pénale dans l'Union européenne. Bruxelles: IEE, Institut d'etudes européennes, Editions de l'Université de Bruxelles. 2009, pp. 219-238.
  • Tina Søreide, Corruption in natural resource management: Implications for policy makers, Resources Policy. 2009. 34: 214–226. With Ivar Kolstad.
  • Tina Søreide, Too risk averse to stay honest? Business corruption, uncertainty and attitudes toward risk.” International Review of Law and Economics. 2009. 29: 388–395.
  • Tina Søreide, Bureaucratic complexity and impacts of corruption in utilities.” Utilities Policy. 2009. 17(2):  176-184. With Line Tøndel Seim.



  • Erling Johannes Husabø, The Interaction between Global, Regional and National Regulation in the Definition of Terrorism. In: Andreas Follesdal , Ramses A. Wessel , Jan Wouters (Eds.), Multilevel Regulation and the EU: The Interplay between Global, European and National Normative Processes, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008 pp. 169-184.
  • Annika Suominen, The Past, Present and the Future of Eurojust. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 2008, Volum 15.(2) pp. 217-234.
  • Tina Søreide, Beaten by bribery: Why not blow the whistle? Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2008: 164(3): 407-428.
  • Tina Søreide, Corruption in emergency procurement, Disasters Journal, 2008. 32(4): 516-536. With Jessica Schultz.



  • Bjørnar Borvik, Honour and criminal law in Norway. In: Silvia Tellenbach (Hrsg.), Die Rolle der Ehre im Strafrecht, Strafrechtliche Forschungsberichte, Herausgegeben von Ulrich Sieber, Band S 111, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2007, S. 459—527.
  • Asbjørn Strandbakken, Disclosure of evidence by the prosecution. In: Heinz Müller-Dietz u.a. (Hrsg.),Festschrift für Heike Jung zum 65. Geburtstag am 23. April 2007. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2007, pp. 945-958.



  • Tina Søreide, Corruption in international business transactions: The perspective of Norwegian firms. 2006. In:  S. Rose-Ackerman (ed), , International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Edward Elgar Publishing.



  • Erling Johannes Husabø, The Implementation of New Rules on Terrorism through the Pillars of the European Union. In: Erling Johannes Husabø and Asbjørn Strandbakken (eds.), Harmonization of Criminal Law in Europe, Intersentia, Antwerpen - Oxford 2005, s. 53-78.
  • Henry John Mæland, Libel and the Respect for Privacy in Mass Media. Courses of Action and Sanctions Available to Plaintiffs - a Commentary on Conditions in Norway. In: Axel Beater und Stefan Habermeier (Hrsg.), Verletzungen von Persönlichkeitsrechten durch die Medien/Invasions of Personality Rights by the Media. Mohr Siebeck 2005, pp. 69-81.
  • Asbjørn Strandbakken, Applying different evidentiary standards to criminal conviction and conpensation: A parallel and conflict enforcement of law?. In: Torbjörn Andersson (ed.), Parallel and Conflicting Enforcement of law. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2005, pp. 110-128.
  • Tina Søreide, Corruption and privatization, European Journal of Political Economy, 2005. 21(4): 903-914. With Kjetil Bjorvatn.


Before 2005

  • Erling Johannes Husabø, Landesbereicht Norwegen, In: Sabine Gless und Albin Eser, Auslieferungsrecht der Schengen-Vertragsstaaten: Neuere Entwicklungen,  Edition Iuscrim, Freiburg i. Br. 2002, S. 373-393.
  • Erling Johannes Husabø und Asbjørn Strandbakken, Landesbericht Norwegen, In: Albin Eser und Barbara Huber (Hrsgs.), Strafrechtsentwicklung in Europa, Band 5.1, Edition Iuscrim, Freiburg i. Br. 1997 S. 474-562.