Louis D Brandeis

Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: Melvin Urofsky
Release: 2012-09-04
Editor: Schocken Books Incorporated
Pages: 955
ISBN: 9780805211955
Language: un
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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.

Louis D Brandeis

Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: Jeffrey Rosen
Release: 2016-06-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780300160444
Language: en
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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.

Louis D Brandeis

Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: Philippa Strum
Release: 1989
Editor: Schocken
Pages: 506
ISBN: PSU:000018365009
Language: un
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Traces the life and career of the great Supreme court justice and discusses his involvement with labor unions, trust busting, women's suffrage, unemployment legislation, and Zionism

Other People s Money and How the Bankers Use It

Other People s Money and How the Bankers Use It
Author by: Louis D. Brandeis
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9781605209746
Language: en
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The Economist magazine recently called him "a Robin Hood of the law": American lawyer LOUIS DEMBITZ BRANDEIS (1856-1941) developed the concept of the "right to privacy" in an 1890 law journal article, and-in this classic 1914 work-he denounced investment banking, corporatism, monopolies, and the consolidation of American wealth in the hands of a privileged few. In this collection of essays first published the year before in Harper's Weekly, Brandeis championed the progressive economic ideals of Woodrow Wilson's "New Freedom," explained how entrepreneurial efforts and small businesses were being stifled and innovation and competition smothered in the fiscal environment he saw, and offered suggestions for reversing the trend. Hugely influential at the time, Other People's Money and How The Bankers Use It may have contributed to Brandeis's ascension to the United States Supreme Court Justice in 1916 (he would serve until 1939). Today, it serves another purpose: to remind us how the great experiment of American capitalism went astray... again, even in the wake of this powerful and important warning about the same dangers a century ago.

Letters of Louis D Brandeis Volume V 1921 1941

Letters of Louis D  Brandeis  Volume V  1921 1941
Author by: Louis D. Brandeis
Release: 1978-06-30
Editor: SUNY Press
Pages: 770
ISBN: 0873953304
Language: en
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Covers the later years of his life, closing with his death.

Louis D Brandeis

Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: Jeffrey Rosen
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 242
ISBN: 9780300158670
Language: un
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction: Isaiah and Jefferson -- 1. The Curse of Bigness -- 2. Other People's Money -- 3. Laboratories of Democracy -- 4. The Perfect Citizen in the Perfect State -- Epilogue: What Would Brandeis Do? -- Notes -- Acknowledgments

Brandeis on Zionism

Brandeis on Zionism
Author by: Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Release: 1942
Editor: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
Pages: 156
ISBN: 9781886363601
Language: en
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[Brandeis, Louis D.]. Brandeis on Zionism: A Collection of Addresses and Statements by Louis D. Brandeis With a Foreword by Mr. Justice Felix Frankfurter. Washington, D.C.: Zionist Organization of America, [1942]. viii, 156 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-49331. ISBN 1-886363-60-9. Cloth. $65. * A collection of thirty-two of Brandeis' addresses and statements convey the evolution of his views regarding Zionism. Brandeis [1856-1941], a Boston lawyer known for his liberal stand on issues of social justice, was the first Jew to serve on the Supreme Court (1916-1939). The collection includes "True Americanism," "A Call to the Educated Jew," and "Democracy Means Responsibility." In his Foreword Frankfurter calls Brandeis "the moral symbol of Zionism throughout the world."

Business a profession

Business   a profession
Author by: L. Dembitz Brandeis
Release: 1914
Editor: Рипол Классик
Pages: 327
ISBN: 9785875027086
Language: en
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The Louis D Brandeis Story

The Louis D  Brandeis Story
Author by: Catherine Owens Peare
Release: 1970
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 297
ISBN: STANFORD:36105043935639
Language: un
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Letters of Louis D Brandeis Volume I 1870 1907

Letters of Louis D  Brandeis  Volume I  1870 1907
Author by: Louis D. Brandeis
Release: 1971-06-30
Editor: SUNY Press
Pages: 610
ISBN: 1438422563
Language: un
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During his long career of public service, first as a reform-minded lawyer and later as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) had a profound influence upon American life in this century. In the words of Max Lerner: "Years from now, when historians can look back and put our time into perspective, they will say that one of its towering figures--more truly great than generals and diplomats, business giants and labor giants, bigger than most of our presidents--was a man called Brandeis." Other respected authorities have asserted that, except for John Marshall and Oliver Wendell Holmes, no jurist has exerted so broad and enduring influence upon American jurisprudence as Brandeis. Now assembled for the first time and planned for publication in a five-volume series are the Brandeis letters. In Vol. 1, (1870-1907): Urban Reformer, are letters written by Brandeis during his first years as a lawyer and social activist. They illuminate, in a day to day way, seemingly small areas of social action which are rarely documented and are so often lost in historical haze. They show what liberal reformers were thinking and doing in the Progressive Era and reveal the techniques, tactics, and strategies they employed in working within the system to find solutions to the human and urban problems of their day. In the process, they focus on many problems of contemporary concern and furnish insights into ways of organizing citizen pressure to effect social change.

The Right to Privacy

The Right to Privacy
Author by: Samuel Warren,Louis Brandeis
Release: 2019-04-02
Editor: Litres
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9785040627172
Language: en
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The Curse of Bigness

The Curse of Bigness
Author by: Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Release: 1965
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 339
ISBN: UCAL:B4431066
Language: un
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Louis D Brandeis

Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: Tamar Grand,William Steinel,Histadruth Ivrith of America,Canadian Association for Hebrew Education and Culture
Release: 1967
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 26
ISBN: OCLC:233689315
Language: un
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Nomination of Louis D Brandeis

Nomination of Louis D  Brandeis
Author by: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
Release: 1916
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105119503097
Language: un
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Louis D Brandeis Felix Frankfurter and the New Deal

Louis D  Brandeis  Felix Frankfurter  and the New Deal
Author by: Nelson L. Dawson
Release: 1980
Editor: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books
Pages: 272
ISBN: UOM:39015004056795
Language: en
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Prophets of Regulation

Prophets of Regulation
Author by: Thomas K. McCraw
Release: 2009-06
Editor: Harvard University Press
Pages: 416
ISBN: 0674040767
Language: en
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"There is properly no history, only biography," Emerson remarked, and in this ingenious book Thomas McGraw unfolds the history of four powerful men: Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, James M. Landis, and Alfred E. Kahn. The absorbing stories he tells make this a book that will appeal across a wide spectrum of academic disciplines and to all readers interested in history, biography, and Americana.

Letters of Louis D Brandeis 1916 1921 Mr Justice Brandeis

Letters of Louis D  Brandeis  1916 1921  Mr  Justice Brandeis
Author by: Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Release: 1971
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 45
ISBN: 087395078X
Language: un
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Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court

Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court
Author by: David G. Dalin
Release: 2017-04-04
Editor: Brandeis University Press
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781512600148
Language: en
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Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court examines the lives, legal careers, and legacies of the eight Jews who have served or who currently serve as justices of the U.S. Supreme Court: Louis D. Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, Felix Frankfurter, Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, and Elena Kagan. David Dalin discusses the relationship that these Jewish justices have had with the presidents who appointed them, and given the judges' Jewish background, investigates the antisemitism some of the justices encountered in their ascent within the legal profession before their appointment, as well as the role that antisemitism played in the attendant political debates and Senate confirmation battles. Other topics and themes include the changing role of Jews within the American legal profession and the views and judicial opinions of each of the justices on freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the death penalty, the right to privacy, gender equality, and the rights of criminal defendants, among other issues.

Brandeis and the Progressive Constitution

Brandeis and the Progressive Constitution
Author by: Edward A. Purcell
Release: 2000-02-09
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 417
ISBN: 0300078048
Language: en
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During the twentieth century, and particularly between the 1930s and 1950s, ideas about the nature of constitutional government, the legitimacy of judicial lawmaking, and the proper role of the federal courts evolved and shifted. This book focuses on Supreme Court justice Louis D. Brandeis and his opinion in the 1938 landmark case Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, which resulted in a significant relocation of power from federal to state courts. Distinguished legal historian Edward A. Purcell, Jr., shows how the Erie case provides a window on the legal, political, and ideological battles over the federal courts in the New Deal era. Purcell also offers an in-depth study of Brandeis's constitutional jurisprudence and evolving legal views. Examining the social origins and intended significance of the Erie decision, Purcell concludes that the case was a product of early twentieth-century progressivism. The author explores Brandeis's personal values and political purposes and argues that the justice was an exemplar of neither "judicial restraint" nor "neutral principles," despite his later reputation. In an analysis of the continual reconceptions of both Brandeis and Erie by new generations of judges and scholars in the twentieth century, Purcell also illuminates how individual perspectives and social pressures combined to drive the law's evolution.

Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Author by: Susan A. Pasternack
Release: 2007
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 92
ISBN: MINN:31951D026136428
Language: en
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