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Louis D. Brandeis : a life
Louis D. Brandeis : a life
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Personal Author:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Pantheon Books, c2009.
Physical Description:
xiii, 955 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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.
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.
Local Note:
Copy 2 - Gift - John D. Fassett.