Lives Lived

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.

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.

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Gustave M. Hauser: 1929 – 2021

February 22, 2021

Gustave Hauser ’53 was a cable television pioneer and, with his wife Rita Hauser ’58, a dedicated supporter of Harvard Law School.