PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The first woman to serve on Maine's Supreme Judicial Court has died at age 90.
Caroline Glassman, who died Wednesday at Maine Medical Center, was appointed to the state's highest court by Gov. Joseph Brennan in 1983, two years after the death of her husband, Harry P. Glassman, also a state supreme court justice.
Glassman received her law education in Oregon and worked in San Francisco before coming to Maine. She retired from the supreme court in 1997 after serving two terms.
The Maine State Bar Association created the Caroline Duby Glassman Award, which is given each year to a woman who's worked to remove barriers in the legal profession, acted as a role model to women, or worked to educate people about women in the legal profession.
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