Ståle Eskeland

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Ståle Eskeland
Born(1943-08-25)25 August 1943
Stavanger, Norway
Died26 December 2015(2015-12-26) (aged 72)
OccupationJurist


Ståle Eskeland (25 August 1943 – 26 December 2015) was a Norwegian jurist.

Born in Stavanger,[1] he took the cand.jur. degree in 1970 and the dr.juris degree in 1988. He was an associate professor in the sociology of law for some time, and has also worked in the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, the Norwegian Pollution Control Authority and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority.[2] In 1990 he was appointed professor of jurisprudence at the University of Oslo. His juridical publications include Den psykiatriske pasient og loven (1983, 1994), Fangerett (1989), Økonomiske forbrytelser og straff (co-ed., 1994), Grunnloven og Schengensamarbeidet (1997) and Strafferett (2000).[1]

He is also known to the general public as a proponent to retry the case of Fredrik Fasting Torgersen.[3]

He died on 26 December 2015, aged 72.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eskeland, Ståle". Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Profile Archived 2007-08-17 at the Wayback Machine at the University of Oslo (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ Norwegian News Agency (27 May 2008). "Torgersen kjemper for å få gjenåpnet drapssaken" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  4. ^ "Ståle Eskeland er død". Dagbladet.no.