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Published Apr. 6, 2020 10:01 AM

Most law students at the University of Oslo (UiO) find that digital teaching provides good learning outcomes, and they want to have more of it. They want more real-time teaching and more interactive digital teaching, with greater opportunities for asking questions, discussing and collaborating. At the same time, students point to a number of factors they believe need to be improved upon for digital teaching.

Published Feb. 20, 2018 1:55 PM

Companies as Google and Facebook collect, aggregate and use personal information of the users. The accumulation of information gives limitless knowledge about  individuals and represents a privacy risk. 

NRCCL-researcher Samson Esayas has been invited to present his research to the U.S. Senate on February 27.          

Published June 26, 2017 8:03 AM

Norwegian immigration authorities are on the lookout for shame, taboo and stigma when they assess the sexual orientation of asylum seekers. This practice is problematic and may violate human rights, says a researcher.

The sign outside the International Criminal Court
Published May 29, 2017 8:22 AM

In April more than 30 people were killed by a chemical weapon attack in Syria. Despite clear evidence that serious international crimes have been committed, and despite numerous calls to hold those responsible to account, the international criminal justice system seems, at present at least, to be impotent.

Published Feb. 6, 2017 1:28 PM

People face great differences in their access to international courts. "The courts are facing several challenges to become more independent, open, and accessible to the people," says researcher.

Row of tents
Published Oct. 25, 2016 4:36 PM

As a researcher on international courts and tribunals, Kjersti Lohne wanted to see what is going on in the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay. That turned out to be quite the challenge.

Eiffel Tower in Paris with script "Paris climat 2015"
Published Aug. 10, 2016 10:15 AM

- We have left the world we have seen the last 50 years, and overcome the division in developed / developing states in matters of climate change, says Professor Christina Voigt. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change reflects a very different view of the world, creates more openness, and has ambitions but grants flexibility to the parties. Yet, only time will show whether parties actually will live up to the expectations, she says.

Published Aug. 10, 2016 10:15 AM

Courts around the world play an important role in protecting human rights in constantly changing circumstances. Frequently, they do so by citing and engaging with each others decisions – a phenomenon that has been coined ‘judicial dialogue’.

Published May 3, 2016 12:59 PM

Have you ever been asked by a “bank” to verify your account number and password by e-mail? If so, you are one of thousands of potential victims of cybercrime. A group of researchers now aim to shed some light on how legislation can be used to stop these criminals.