The legacy of Rolv Ryssdal: Presentations from the seminar

On 27 October PluriCouts organized a memorial seminar in honour of the first, and so far only, Norwegian President of the European Court of Human Rights.  Tore Schei and Paul Mahoney were two of the distinguished speakers at the seminar. You can read their contributions here.

The Supreme Court of Norway hosted the seminar on former Chief Justice Rolv Ryssdal. Photo: The Supreme Court of Norway.

Rolv Ryssdal (1914-1998) was a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Norway and the first - and so far only - Norwegian President of the European Court of Human Rights. In honour of his 100th birhday, PluriCourts organized the seminar Norway's relations with the European Court of Human Rights. The seminar focused on Ryssdal's legacy in the human rights field as well as the relationship between national courts and the European Court of Human Rights today.

If you want to know more about Rolv Ryssdal and the seminar, you  can read the article 'Kraften fra Strasbourg' [The Force from Strasbourg] in Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Also take a look at the presentation by Tore Schei,Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (in Norwegian).


More presentations will come.

Tags: Human Rights, Legitimacy, Effects
Published Dec. 5, 2014 2:28 PM - Last modified Oct. 28, 2020 9:54 AM