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FALQs: Supreme Court Justice Selection in Norway

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

This blog post is part of our Frequently Asked Legal Questions series. On May 1, 2024, the Norwegian Supreme Court Justice Normann turned 70 years old and, as a Norwegian state employee, will be forced to retire from Norway’s highest court. Next year, another justice, Arne Ringnes, turns 70. This has created two upcoming vacancies on the …

Join us on 5/23 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar on “Weaponization of Passports – Tool of War and Diplomacy: Legality, Methodology, and Impact of Russian ‘Passportization’ Policy toward Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova”

Posted by: Taylor Gulatsi

Today's blog post describes the upcoming FCIL webinar, taking place on May 23 on Weaponization of Passports - Tool of War and Diplomacy: Legality, Methodology, and Impact of Russian ‘Passportization’ Policy toward Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova.

Mr. Bates vs. The Post Office Spurs Possible Law Change

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

The following is a guest post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering the United Kingdom and several other jurisdictions. Clare has written numerous posts for In Custodia Legis, including Revealing the Presence of Ghosts; Weird Laws, or Urban Legends?; FALQs: Brexit Referendum; 100 Years of “Poppy Day” in the United Kingdom; and 100 Year Anniversary …