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Judge Mary E. Lupo Collection Relating to the Case State v. Smith

Identifier: MSS-052

Scope and Contents

This Collection contains letters, cards to Judge Lupo 1991-1992, Correspondence received in office, Newspaper and magazine clippings. Gag orders oppositio venue change. Orders concerning courtroom procedures. Jury questionnaires. Statutes, and memorandum of laws.


  • 1991-1992

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Biographical / Historical

Judge Mary Elisabeth Lupo was born of Italian descended parents in Albany, New York in 1947. Her father, a dentist, and her mother, a schoolteacher. With a full scholarship she attended Manhattanville College, where she received an A.B in Physics. She received her Master’s in math 1969 from John Hopkins University in Baltimore. She meant Edward M. Ricci in Baltimore and was married June 1971. She enrolled in the Georgetown University Law Center graduated in 1974. After graduation she and her husband moved to Palm Beach County. She started practicing at Cone Owen & Wagner. Lupo joined the State Attorney’s Office in the juvenile division where she specialized in delinquency and child abuse cases. In 1977 she was appointed Domestic relations Commissioner, and late 1977 was appointed Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, FL. She is a member of numerous bar associations, and has received numerous service and recognition awards from organizatios such as the Drug Abuse Foundation, the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, and the Center for Children in Crisis. Earlier in her career earned aPresidential White House Fellowship, was named "Catholic Lawyer of the Year" in 1996 by the Guild of Catholic Lawyer. She has two children Irene and Edward.


3.6 linear feet

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Special Collections processed these materials: i.e. removing acidic folders and replacing with acid-free folders, removing staples and recording each folder contents on inventory list.

Some materials that could be considered sensitive are restricted. Folders with restricted material either had the restricted materials removed from the folder or were made restricted all together.

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