Johan Vorland Wibye

Lecturer - Student Office
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Phone +47 22859464
Visiting address Kristian Augusts gate 17 Domus Juridica 6.etg 0164 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 6706 St. Olavs plass 0130 Oslo

MA Law, UiO, 2010.

Magister Juris, University of Oxford, 2012.

BA Philosophy and History of Ideas, UiO, 2015.

MSt Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, 2020.

Ph.D., UiO, 2020.

Johan is a postdoctoral fellow at PluriCourts, focusing on applied rights theory as a means of clarifying and evaluating claims about the legitimacy of international courts, or to make graded legitimacy standards. He also has research interests in legal theory, practical ethics, administrative law, legal methods, and constitutional law. His experience includes time as an associate commercial lawyer, and as advisor at the office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman from 2012 to 2015.

He was awarded a Ph.D. fellowship in 2016 at the Department of Public and International Law of the University of Oslo, and received his Ph.D. in May 2020. The thesis centred on Hohfeldian analysis, correlativity, conflict between rights, liberties, and the positive/negative typology of rights.

He holds an MSt in practical ethics and an MJur from the University of Oxford, as well as an MA in law and BA in philosophy from the University of Oslo.



Supervision of master's students, philosophy of law (JUS4123), administrative law and EU law (JUS2211), examen facultatum (JFEXFAC04), and practical reasoning (JUS2111).




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