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The Authority of the Court

At Harvard Law School’s 2021 Scalia Lecture, Stephen G. Breyer ’64, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, warned against alterations to the nation’s highest court that could erode the public’s longstanding confidence in the judiciary, instead inviting the American people, and the Court itself, to work together to maintain and build trust in the rule of law.

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65 Years, Countless Stories: Frederica Brenneman ’53

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

April 2, 2021

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. Continue Reading

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

April 2, 2021

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. Continue Reading

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In Memoriam: Gustave M. Hauser ’53 (1929 – 2021)

February 22, 2021

Gustave Hauser ’53, a cable television pioneer and a dedicated supporter with his wife Rita Hauser ’58 of Harvard Law School, died on February 14. He was 91. Continue Reading