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Louis D. Brandeis : a life

Author: Melvin I Urofsky
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Pantheon Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The first full-scale biography in 25 years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court--a book that reveals not only Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, but also Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit.--Book jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Louis Dembitz Brandeis; Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin I Urofsky
ISBN: 9780375423666 0375423664
OCLC Number: 290468880
Description: xiii, 955 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface : The idealistic pragmatist --
Louisville roots --
Harvard, St. Louis, and back --
Warren & Brandeis --
First steps --
Alice --
Traction and utilities --
A perfect reform --
Taking on Morgan --
An attorney for the people --
Democracy in the workplace --
The Pinchot-Ballinger affair --
Railroad interludes --
The curse of bigness --
National politics --
A snapshot of Mr. Brandeis --
The new freedom --
Men! money! discipline! --
Nomination --
Settling in --
Extrajudicial activities: I --
Zionism, 1917-1921 --
War and speech--and Holmes --
Brandeis and Taft --
The Taft court and legal classicism --
A new agenda : the court and civil liberties --
Extrajudicial activities : II --
Depression --
The new deal --
Extrajudicial activities : III --
The passing of Isaiah.
Responsibility: Melvin I. Urofsky.
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The first full-scale biography in 25 years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court--a book that reveals not only Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, but also Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit.--Book jacket.

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