Kirsti Coward

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Kirsti Coward (born 19 December 1940) is a Norwegian judge.

She was born in Kristiansand[1] as the daughter of rector Gorgus Coward. She graduated with the cand.jur. degree from the University of Oslo in 1963, and worked as a research assistant there for a period. She was hired in the Ministry of Justice and the Police in 1965.[2] She worked as deputy under-secretary of state there from 1988 to 1994, and as a Supreme Court Justice from 1994 to her retirement in 2010.[1]

From 1989 to 1995 she was a member of the board and deputy leader of the Norwegian Mountain Touring Association.[2] From 2009 she chaired the Rådet for taushetsplikt og forskning.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Kirsti Coward". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). 
  2. ^ a b Forr, Gudleiv (2008). "Kirsti Coward". In Knut Olav Åmås. Hvem er hvem?. Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 101–102. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0.