14/8/2022 · February 20, 1950 The oldest living alumnus of the Law School, Winthrop H. Wade '81, will receive the congratulations of his associates today on his 90th birthday. Wade, who has practiced law in...
9/8/2022 · At 70, long-time Hawai‘i businesswoman Kay Lorraine became the oldest student to graduate from the UH Law School when she graduated in 2017. Late Blooming Lawyers In the United States, the typical law school student is between the ages of 23 and 26, according to the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC).
18/5/2018 · Likely The Oldest Person To Ever Graduate From An American Law School She'd been interested in going to law school for more than 40 years before she enrolled. By Staci Zaretsky
In 1997 Mary Fasano made news by becoming the oldest person ever to earn a Harvard degree when she graduated from 1997: the extension school at the age of 89. Fasano worked as forelady at a sewing factory in Warren, R.I., where she met her husband, Arcangelo. After their first child was born, the couple moved to Braintree, Mass.
In 1950, women enrolled as students for the first time, and the numbers of female students grew afterwards. (In 2014 Harvard Law School admitted an entering J.D. class that was 50 percent women.) Among the nine women who enrolled at HLS in 1956 was Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who would go on to become an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993.