Sverre Erik Jebens
|Sverre Erik Jebens|
|Judge of the
European Court of Human Rights
in respect of Norway
1 November 2004
|Preceded by||Hanne Sophie Greve|
29 September 1949 |
|Alma mater||University of Oslo|
Jebens was born on 29 September 1949 in Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, and studied Law at the University of Oslo in the country's capital, graduating in 1977. He was then appointed Deputy Judge at the Inderøy branch of the District Court of Steinkjer, and in 1980 took up a post with Trondheim police as head of its Financial Crimes Section.
From 1983 to 1985, he was Legal Advisor within the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, and from 1987 to 1988 was Chief Legal Counsel at Trondheim County Borough Council, after which he was appointed judge at Frostating Court of Appeal in Trondheim. In November 2004, he took up office as Judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Norway. He is resident in Strasbourg, where the Court is located.
- Sverre Erik Jebens: Menneskerettigheter i straffeprosessen ("Human rights in criminal procedure"), Oslo 2004. ISBN 82-02-23997-4