Jens Edvin A. Skoghøy

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Jens Edvin A. Skoghøy (born 16 February 1955) is a Norwegian judge.

He hails from Ringvassøya. [1] He graduated as cand.jur. at the University of Oslo in 1976 and took the dr.juris degree at the University of Tromsø in 1990. He subsequently became a professor there, and has also worked as a lawyer. He was appointed Supreme Court Justice in 1998, as one of the youngest ever. [2] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. [3] In early 2017 he resigned from the Supreme Courtthe third to do so before the retirement age, after Oscar Christian Gundersen and Nina Frisak to resume his professorship at the University of Tromsø. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Gustad, Ragnhild (29 December 2016). "Bytter jobb". Nordlys (in Norwegian). p. 10.
  2. Forr, Gudleiv (2008). "Skoghøy, Jens Edvin A.". In Knut Olav Åmås (ed.). Hvem er hvem?. Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 522–523. ISBN   978-82-03-23561-0.
  3. "Gruppe 6: Rettsvitenskap" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2009.