Anine Kierulf

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Anine Kierulf
Born (1974-03-03) March 3, 1974 (age 40)
Oslo, Norway
Era 20th century
Region Europe, US

Anine Kierulf (born 1974) is a Norwegian lawyer and research fellow at the University of Oslo Law School, Norway. Her research area is the evolution of national free speech doctrines through judicial review,[1] with a focus on the constitutional[2] elements of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Kierulf holds a J.D. from the University of Oslo, an LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago and a PhD from the University of Oslo.[3] She has worked as legal expert on free speech to the Council of Europe, a senior lawyer in the Norwegian law firm Schjødt, and a deputy judge at Ringerike City Court. She is member of the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature, and on the board of the Norwegian branch of International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Norge), Morgenbladet, the Council for DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) Oslo og omegn and the Norwegian Cancer Society.

In 2014, Anine Kierulf was awarded the 2013 "Voice of the Year"-prize by the Norwegian paper Natt&Dag for being "an exemplary translator of legaleeze into the broader public debate, and for protesting against an insular and conflict-avoiding culture in academia".[4]

Kierulf lives in Oslo with her husband, Rune Slagstad.


  1. ^ Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, pp. 256-277. Universitetsforlaget, 2009.
  2. ^ Ruling the World?: Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance, pp. 233-258. Cambridge University Press, 2009
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Natt&Dag: Vinnerne av Osloprisen (8 February 2014)


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