Magnus Matningsdal

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Magnus Matningsdal (born 29 September 1951 in ) is a Norwegian judge.

He graduated as cand.jur. in 1976 and then took the dr.juris degree in 1986. He was a professor at the University of Bergen from 1987 to 1989, and assisting professor from 1989 to 1997. At the same time he was a judge in Jæren from 1989 and presiding judge in Gulating from 1996 to 1997. He is a Supreme Court Justice from 1997. [1] [2]

On 5 February 2008, the Standing Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs of the Norwegian Parliament recommended that a commission be named to investigate and, if warranted, prosecute for impeachment three of the Norwegian Supreme Court Justices who presided over the cases of Fritz Moen, a victim of miscarriage of justice. The three were Matningsdal, Karin Maria Bruzelius and Eilert Stang Lund. [3] However, when the case was treated by the Standing Committee on Justice three months later, it was closed. [4]

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  1. Hætta, Odd Mathis (2008). "Matningsdal, Magnus". In Knut Olav Åmås (ed.). Hvem er hvem?. Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 369–370. ISBN   978-82-03-23561-0.
  2. "Matningsdal, Magnus". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. Gjerde, Robert (5 February 2008). "Stortinget må vurdere riksrett". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 8 February 2008. Retrieved 5 February 2008.
  4. Ommundsen, Else Gro (8 May 2008). "Høyesterettsdommere stilles ikke for riksrett". Dagsavisen (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 22 August 2008. Retrieved 12 October 2008.