Born Dec. 9, 1954 in g. Bui, Kostroma region in the family of employees, Russian.
In 1977 graduated from the Faculty of Yaroslavl State University. SJD.
. Prior to 1984 - Consultant, then - Senior Consultant of the Yaroslavl Regional Court.
. From 1984 to 1992 - Assistant, Associate Professor, Head of Department, Senior Fellow of the Yaroslavl State Pedagogical Institute.
. Since 1992 - Associate Professor, then Professor of Criminal Law and Procedure of the Yaroslavl State University.
. Was an expert of the constitutional commission of the Yaroslavl region, the author of the draft Criminal Procedure Code of Russia.
. 12 December 1993 was elected to the Federation Council.
. From January 1994 to January 1996 - Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and Judicial and Legal Affairs.
. 17 December 1995 was elected deputy of RF State Duma of the second convocation.
. From June 1998 to May 1999 - member of a special commission of the State Duma on impeachment.
. December 19, 1999 became a deputy of the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Deputy Chairman of State Duma Committee on Ethics.
. Chairman of the Yaroslavl Regional Branch of the association "Yabloko".
. Her husband, Michael Mizulina
, - lawyer, heads the Yaroslavl primary organization of the Yabloko
. He has a son and a daughter.