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Genre: Judges
Author: Aaron Soviv
Publisher:
Release: 1969
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105062186999

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A full-scale portrait of the early twentieth-century Supreme Court justice seeks to distinguish his personal life from his achievements as a reformer and jurist, offering additional insight into his role in the development of pro bono legal services, the creations of the Federal Reserve Act and other key legislations, and his contributions to American-Jewish affairs as a practicing Zionist.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Melvin Urofsky
Publisher: Schocken Books Incorporated
Release: 2012-09-04
File: 955 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780805211955

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According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was “the Jewish Jefferson,” the greatest critic of what he called “the curse of bigness,” in business and government, since the author of the Declaration of Independence. Published to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of his Supreme Court confirmation on June 1, 1916, Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet argues that Brandeis was the most farseeing constitutional philosopher of the twentieth century. In addition to writing the most famous article on the right to privacy, he also wrote the most important Supreme Court opinions about free speech, freedom from government surveillance, and freedom of thought and opinion. And as the leader of the American Zionist movement, he convinced Woodrow Wilson and the British government to recognize a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Combining narrative biography with a passionate argument for why Brandeis matters today, Rosen explores what Brandeis, the Jeffersonian prophet, can teach us about historic and contemporary questions involving the Constitution, monopoly, corporate and federal power, technology, privacy, free speech, and Zionism.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Jeffrey Rosen
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release: 2016-06-01
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780300160444

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

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Genre: Law
Author: United States. Congress
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Release: 1932
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32437010725097

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Genre: Library catalogs
Author: New York Public Library. Research Libraries
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Release: 1979
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015082912430

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Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
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Release: 1916
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105119503097

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Genre: Judges
Author: Susan A. Pasternack
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: 92 Pages
ISBN-13: MINN:31951D026136428

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Presents a biography of every Supreme Court justice from John Jay to Elena Kagan, profiling the main realm of each judge's jurisprudence, the major cases in his or her tenure, and relationships developed with other members of the Court.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Clare Cushman
Publisher: CQ Press
Release: 2012-12-18
File: 562 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781608718320

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Genre: Reference
Author: David S. Zubatsky
Publisher: New York : Garland
Release: 1989
File: 370 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105022653849

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Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) played a role in almost every important social and economic movement during his long life: trade unionism, trust busting, progressivism, woman suffrage, scientific management, expansion of civil liberties, hours, wages, and unemployment legislation, Wilson's New Freedom, Roosevelt's New Deal. He invented savings bank life insurance and the preferential union shop, became known as the "People's Attorney," and altered American jurisprudence as a lawyer and Supreme Court judge. Brandeis led American Zionism from 1914 through 1921 and again from 1930 until his death. He earned over two million dollars practicing law between 1878 and 1916 and used his wealth to foster public causes. He was adviser to leaders from Robert La Follette to Frances Perkins, William McAdoo to Franklin Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson to Harry Truman. This lively account of Brandeis's life and legacy, based on ten years of research in sources not available to previous biographers, reveals much that is new and gives fuller context to personal and historical events. The most significant revelations have to do with his intellectual development. That Brandeis opposed political and economic "bigness" and excessive concentration of wealth is well known. What was not known prior to Strum's research is how far Brandeis carried his beliefs, becoming committed to the goals of worker participation--the sharing of profits and decision making by workers in "manageable"-sized firms. So it happened that the man who was sometimes dismissed as an outmoded horse-and-buggy liberal championed a cause too radical even for the New Deal braintrusters who were quick to follow his advice in other areas Strum charts Brandeis's development as a kind of industrial-era Jeffersonian deeply influenced by the classical ideals of Periclean Athens. She shows that this was the source not only of his vision of a democracy based on a human-scaled polis, but also of his sudden emergence, in his late fifties, as the leading American Zionist: he had come to regard Palestine as the locus of a new Athens. And later, on the Supreme Court, this Athenian conception of human potential took justice Brandeis beyond even Justice Holmes in the determined use of judicial power to protect civil liberties and democracy in an industrialized society.

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Author: Philippa Strum
Publisher:
Release: 2013-10
File: 536 Pages
ISBN-13: 0674418689

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