It can be easier to convict political leaders if the fundamental values of criminal law are given low priority.
The Norwegian Constitution does not direct the Storting to safeguard local self-government, and the state administration often has the last word with respect to the municipalities.
The Faculty is the largest in Norway in the classical fields of Law research. Other well established areas of research at the Faculty are Criminology, Sociology of Law, and Human Rights and Development.
- Adapting to climate change through land use planning and nature management: Obligations, rights, and risks
- Anglo-American Contract Models and Norwegian or other Civil Law Governing Law
- Arbitration and Party Autonomy (APA)
- Authority beyond states: Perspectives on international institutions
- Building Labour Law (Arfa)