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Presented by Notre Dame Black Law Students Association to a BLSA member who has devoted considerable time, energy, and attention to both BLSA and the Notre Dame Law School community.


Dwight B. King Jr., Associate Director for Research & Instruction, 2018

Dwight B. King Jr. joined the Kresge Law Library faculty in 1986 as a research librarian and became head of research services in 1990. He earned his B.A., J.D. and M.L.S. degrees from the University of Michigan in 1977, 1980 and 1981, respectively. Prior to joining the library faculty, he worked at the University of Baltimore as public-services librarian (1981-84) and associate law librarian (1985-86).

King taught legal research to first-year students and belonged to several committees of the American Association of Law Libraries, including the Committee on Minorities (member 1985-88, chair 1987-88), the Committee on Recruitment (member 1991-92, chair 1992-93), the Task Force for the National Conference on Legal Information Issues (member 1994-95), Grants Committee (member 1999-2000, chair 2000-01), Appointments Committee (member 2012), and Leadership Development Committee (member 2009-2012, chair 2012-13). He also served as chair of the AALL Black Caucus from 2005-2006.

He transitioned to emeritus status in 2020.


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