Browsing Bergen Open Research Archive by Author "Helland, Hege Stein"
In the Best Interest of the Child? Justifying Decisions on Adoption from Care in the Norwegian Supreme Court Helland, Hege Stein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)By utilising theories of deliberation and rational argumentation, this article critically analyses the Norwegian Supreme Court’s best interest decisions in four judgments on adoption from care. How does the Supreme Court ...
Reasoning between rules and discretion: A comparative study of the normative platform for best interest decision-making on adoption in England and Norway Helland, Hege Stein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)This article examines discretionary reasoning in child’s best interest (CBI) assessments in two jurisdictions, England and Norway, in decision concerning adoption from care. The two countries’ systems differ in child ...
Helland, Hege Stein; Nygård, Sveinung (Chapter, 2021)