Lives Lived

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In Memoriam: Robert B. Haas ’72: 1947-2021

October 12, 2021

Robert “Bobby” Haas ’72, a lawyer who made his fortune in private equity, became an aerial photographer for National Geographic, capturing the beauty of the world from above, and a motorcycle aficionado, exploring new pathways below.

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Remembering Naomi Ronen: 1937-2021

September 21, 2021

When she retired in 2006, a plaque was put up in the library in Naomi Ronen’s honor. It hangs by the reference area today, a rare tribute, memorializing someone former colleagues and patrons remember as exceptional.

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.”