Karl Arne Utgård

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Karl Arne Utgård (born 6 March 1951) is a Norwegian judge.

He was born in Sykkylven.[1] He graduated as cand.jur. from the University of Oslo in 1976, and worked as a research assistant there for two years.[2] He is a Supreme Court Justice from 1999.[1] He is the first Supreme Court Justice who uses the Neo-Norwegian written standard of Norwegian language.[2]

He was chairman of the board of the publishing house Det Norske Samlaget from 1981 to 1985 and of the Norwegian National Courts Administration from 2005.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Utgård, Karl Arne". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
  2. ^ a b c Forr, Gudleiv (2008). Knut Olav Åmås, ed. Hvem er hvem?. Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 615–616. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0.