Karin Maria Bruzelius

Karin Maria Bruzelius

Karin Maria Bruzelius (born 19 February 1941) is a Swedish-Norwegian judge.

She was born in Lund, Sweden,cite encyclopedia |year=2007 |title=Bruzelius, Karin M(aria) |encyclopedia=Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon |publisher=Kunnskapsforlaget |location= |url=http://www.snl.no/article.html?id=903185] graduated as cand.jur. from Lund University in 1964 and Master of Law from the Columbia University in 1969. She worked in the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police from 1965, and became deputy under-secretary of State there in 1979. From 1983 to 1987 she worked as a lawyer, before returning as deputy under-secretary of State. She was promoted to permanent under-secretary of State in 1989, as the first female to hold such a position. She is a Supreme Court Justice from 1997.cite encyclopedia |title=Bruzelius, Karin M. |encyclopedia=Hvem er hvem? |last= |first= |authorlink= |year=2008 |editor=Knut Olav Åmås |publisher=Aschehoug |location=Oslo |isbn=978-82-03-23561-0 |pages=81]

She has chaired the Petroleum Council (1987-2004) as well as the The Norwegian Association for Women's Rights.b]


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