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Rodgers and Wiener

In 1899 Helen Z. M. Rodgers and Cecil B. Weiner are the first female graduates of the Law School.

The Law School graduated its first two women: Helen Z. M. Rodgers, who became the first woman to argue an appeal before the state Court of Appeals, and Cecil B. Weiner, who became the first judge of Erie county Children’s Court (a predecessor to Family Court).