The International Criminal Court prosecutes some of the most serious international crimes, but the court's procedure causes problems in some countries, according to new research by Assistant Professor Line Engbo Gissel.
Social movements mobilisation activities increased across borders as a reaction to the economic crisis that has especially hit southern Europe over the past decade as indicated by the Associate Professor Sevasti Chatzopoulou.
Some democratic states choose to ban anti-democratic parties, even though it is a contentious issue, because the parties are considered to be a threat to the democratic system or core values in society.
We can expect a return to a more normal political situation in Europe in a few years, according to a political scientist at Roskilde University. The more extreme political parties will probably be weakened because mainstream parties will have realised that they need to be more in line with the population.
Language may be crucial when a verdict has to be reached in a court case. This is according to language researcher Sune Sønderberg Mortensen, who has analysed audio recordings from the Court of Frederiksberg. His research is intended to make us more aware of the role of language in Danish court cases.