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Time is a basic dimension inherent in law. Legal norms, legal systems and ideas are continuously changing; suddenly or slowly, frequently or rarely. Research connected to substantive law, to sociology of law and to theories of law all relate to the dimension of time in law, in different ways, depending upon the purpose of the project.
The dispute resolution research group aims to promote research on civil procedure and alternative dispute resolution. The research objectives include analysis of civil procedure law and empirical research on dispute resolution processes.
Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars offers a forum for open and inspiring discussions about female business scholars’ common area of interest and the joys and challenges of being female scholars. The Network is open to participation by all female scholars in areas of scholarship pertaining to business, including all relevant disciplines, such as law, economics, management and administration, political science, sociology and natural sciences.
Sustainable Market Actors is a global research network involving scholars from universities all over the world, wishing to contribute to research that will promote global sustainable development within a sustainable circular economy compatible with the planetary boundaries and in line with the international development goals.
Constitutional law is about the fundamental legal norms on the state and its activities – the different state organs and their mutual relationship, towards the private sector and towards the surrounding World. The most important questions raised by the discipline of constitutional law are common to all modern states. But the answers vary.
This project is a part of the 2014-projects initiatived by research group for Law, Society and Historical Change at the Law faculty, University of Oslo.
The Research Group Companies, Markets and Sustainability (the Company Law Group) is the Faculty of Law’s forum for research on companies and markets. The Company Law Group contributes to research and development of law in our areas at the national, European and international level. Our perspectives encompass the law relevant for companies as business entities and as objects of public policy. Our aim is a deeper understanding of the law and its role in shaping markets and companies and their interaction with economic, social and environmental sustainability.
This area of research looked into changes in the legal position of individuals in a global and pluralistic social, cultural and legal landscape, with a focus on how different groups of persons (women, children, refugees, ethnic and religious) were dealt with in new family relations, employment relations and individual/state relations.