Liisa Nieminen granted the Maikki Friberg Equality Award
The Maikki Friberg Equality Award 2020 was granted to Docent and University Lecturer Liisa Nieminen from the Faculty of Law. Nieminen was...
The environment is a silent casualty of war
Environmental destruction in war causes, among other things, forest loss and congenital diseases, as well as reduces wildlife populations.
University of Helsinki has decided on the criteria for certificate-based admission in 2023–2024
The University of Helsinki has made a decision on the criteria for certificate-based admission to the bachelor’s programmes included in the...
A breakthrough in AI applications requires well-functioning regulation
Is there a need for new regulatory mechanisms to cover damage caused by artificial intelligence, or do the existing liability rules suffice?
Graduation ceremony at the Faculty of Law 17.6.2020
Due to coronavirus Faculty of Law will organise graduation ceremony remotely.
Do harsh punishments deter crime? Research sheds light on the question
What impacts have criminal policy choices had in the past and what can we learn from them today? Miikka Vuorela, doctoral student of historical...
Faculty of Law contributing to research on democratic governance that was awarded millions in funding
The Faculty of Law is participating in two extensive joint European research projects focused on the challenges of democratic governance in...
Fundamental animal rights must be written down in the Constitution, says a researcher
According to Visa Kurki, constitutional protections do not apply to animals, and current legislation is not taken seriously enough.