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Latest Alumni News

Latest Alumni News

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer cautions against ‘the peril of politics’

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer cautions against ‘the peril of politics’

At Harvard Law School’s annual Scalia lecture, Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer ’64 warned that changes to the nation’s highest court could erode public confidence in a trusted institution.

Four Graduate Program scholars, one hallway

Four Graduate Program scholars, one hallway

Alumni of the Harvard Law School Graduate Program are well known for traveling around the world to meet up with their fellow graduates. But all these four need to do is walk down the hall.

Mary Mullarkey ’68: The first woman to serve as Colorado Supreme Court chief justice

Mary Mullarkey ’68, the longest-serving justice in Colorado history who spent 23 years on the state’s highest court, including 12 years as its chief, and wrote hundreds of opinions, died March 31, 2021. She was 77.

Frederica Brenneman ’53:  A trailblazer at HLS and in the field of juvenile justice

Frederica Brenneman ’53:  A trailblazer at HLS and in the field of juvenile justice

Frederica Brenneman ’53, a member of the first Harvard Law School class to include women, went on to a long career in the Connecticut judiciary focused on child welfare. She was the inspiration for the television show “Judging Amy." Brenneman died March 15, 2021.