Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde

Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde

Professor II


Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde is Professor in legal history at the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo. He has authored and edited numerous books, including one on the history of the Norwegian Supreme Court, as well as several articles and book chapters, such as a chapter on the history of Nordic legal culture and court culture in the 2021 Springer book, Rethinking Nordic Courts. Professor Sunde has been dedicated to dissemination. He has held over 600 speeches outside academia, participated in the making of historical exhibitions, radio and TV programs, and written a series of newspaper articles. Sunde is three times awarded lecturer of the year at the Faculty of Law in Bergen, where he was previously a professor.

Ph.D. in Law (University of Oslo)

Master of Laws (University of Oslo