Wednesday, December 14, 2022
The Association of American Law Schools' Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information announced that the winner of its Section Award for Outstanding Service and Contributions to the Profession is Anne Klinefelter of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Professor Klinefelter is Director of the Law Library and Henry P. Brandis Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC School of Law. She teaches courses in privacy law and writes and speaks on information law and policy topics, particularly as these areas apply to libraries and legal information management. As Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies in Fall of 2019, she taught United States Privacy Law at the University of Helsinki and researched aspects of European Union data protection law. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum. Her leadership in the law librarianship profession was recognized in 2019 with the Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) section on Academic Law Libraries. In 2012 she received the AALL Distinguished Lecturer Award in 2012 for her work in privacy law and policy relating to libraries.
The AALS award will be presented to Professor Klinefelter next month at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego.