The Supreme Court in 2013
The number of cases that are brought to the Supreme Court, has in recent years been on the increase. Overall, more cases came in last year than in 2012.
Annual report 2013 epaper
Annual report 2013 PDF
The Supreme Court's decisions from chamber, Grand Chamber and plenary session, are found in English summaries, dating back to 2000, under the menu choice Summary of recent Supreme Court decisions at the top of this page.
The decisions in Norwegian are to be found under the menu choice Latest decisions. Here you will find decisions with grounds from the Appeals Committee, as well.
From January 2008 the decisions are published in full in Norwegian. Decisions with grounds from the Appeals Selection Committee are published from December 2010
The main role of the Supreme Court is to ensure uniformity, clarity and development of the law.
The Supreme Court has general jurisdiction and hears all types of cases, civil as well as criminal, and cases pertaining to administrative law and constitutional law.
The Norwegian Supreme Court wishes to promote openness and transparency in its activities.