Alexandru Gociu


Alexandru Gociu is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin. He is writing his dissertation on a comparative legal history on Norwegian oil policy. He has a JD and LLM from the University of Oradea, and an LL.M. in Comparative Law from Louisiana State University. He practiced as an attorney in Romania prior to his PhD.

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Extraterritoriality of Oil Constitutionalism in People v Arctic Oil

On 22 December 2020, the Supreme Court of Norway delivered its judgement in People v Arctic Oil on the interpretation of Article 112 of the Norwegian Constitution on the right to a clean and healthy environment. This case has been in the spotlight as it dwells on conflicts between climate goals and energy policy, and whether oil…

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