There is a growing tendency within the different legal systems in western countries that cases pertaining to the recognition of Muslim family law, arise.
Examples are how to treat questions concerning divorce rights, child custody, and the financial partition between the spouses upon the dissolution of marriage, where there is a potential discrepancy between Muslim family law and the national law in question.
The project will focus on the relationship between gender identity, sexual orientation and the law from the perspective of lesbian, homosexual, transgender and intersex persons.
The primary aim of the project is to contribute to the development of a human rights based framework for water governance pertaining to women's rights as water users and decision makers.
The project will study the interaction between national courts and the European Court of Human Rights.
This project will focus on new regulations developed in order to control risk that may challenge fundamental rights.
Why should international courts and tribunals (ICTs) enjoy such authority as they currently do, or claim? That is, for which sound reasons should domestic or international authorities, or private individuals and bodies, defer to ICTs?
This project will focus upon sustainable tax governance in developing countries as a means of increasing their tax revenue and prevent capital flight in particular to tax havens. The project will be carried out by seven partner institutions (see frame).
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.