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Tag: Chief Justice

  • Norway: New Chief Justice Appointed to the Supreme Court

    –Anine Kierulf, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo Law School As of today, March 1, 2016, the Norwegian Supreme Court has a new Chief Justice: Toril Øie, the first female Chief in its 200 years.[1] Øie replaces Tore Schei,[2] Chief Justice since 2002.

  • Video Interview: Developments in Indonesian Constitutional Law Featuring Stefanus Hendrianto

    –Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our new video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Stefanus Hendrianto on developments in Indonesian constitutional law. In the interview, we discuss the adoption of the Indonesian Constitution, the creation of the Indonesian Constitutional Court, the current and former Chief Justices, the new President of Indonesia, as well as the future of the Indonesian Constitution.

  • Canada’s Longest-Tenured Chief Justice

    Last week, Beverley McLachlin gave a rare interview to mark an historic occasion: she became Canada’s longest-serving Chief Justice. The country’s 17th Chief Justice, the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin began her tenure in January 2000, when then-Prime Minister Jean Chretien elevated her from the rank of Associate Justice (known in Canada as a “Puisne” Justice).