Karl Harald Søvig

Karl Harald Søvig
University of Bergen | UiB · Faculty of Law

Dr. juris

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This chapter presents a comparison of liability/compensation systems across countries, which can be challenging because of substantial differences in tort doctrine, judicial systems, and administrative compensation mechanisms. It approaches the problem of patient injury in a healthcare system from the dual (and dueling) perspectives of system respo...
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I denne oppsummeringsartikkelen gis en oversikt over utvalgte dommer fra Den europeiske menneskerettsdomstol (EMD) i Strasbourg. Sakene gjelder EMK art. 8 om retten til privat- og familieliv, og dommene er avsagt i perioden fra 15. juni 2019 til 9. september 2020. Denne oversikten er en årviss gjennomgang av EMDs praksis som gjelder avgjørelser som...
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An overview and analysis concerning legislation and case-law in Norway regarding medical decision-making on behalf of young children
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This paper compares legislation on clinical research conducted on patients subject to coercion in the Scandinavian countries and the UK, examines it from a human rights perspective, and problematizes the Danish legal model as the only one employing a total ban on this kind of research. Reference is made to the consequences to evidence-based psychia...
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Despite the increasing availability of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing, it is currently unclear how such services are regulated in Europe, due to the lack of EU or national legislation specifically addressing this issue. In this article, we provide an overview of laws that could potentially impact the regulation of DTC genetic testing in 2...
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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consideration in all actions concerning children and requires States Parties to ensure their care and protection. This volume, written by experts in children's rights from a range o...
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Utgreiinga er skreven på oppdrag for Barne- ungdoms og familiedirektoratet, og tek opp aktuelle rettslege utfordringer knytt til helsetenester til barn og unge som oppheld seg i institusjonar innan barnevernet.
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All European countries are now facing a situation where a part of the population consists of migrants without a permit to stay or reside. These persons may have health problems, and the question then rises regarding health services to irregular migrants. Normally, welfare benefits are offered those with a relationship to the country concerned, as c...

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