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Louis D. Brandeis

Judge (13-Nov-1856 — 5-Oct-1941)


Leonard Baker. Brandeis and Frankfurter: A Dual Biography. New York: HarperCollins. 1984. 567pp.

Stephen W. Baskerville. Of Laws and Limitations: An Intellectual Portrait of Louis Dembitz Brandeis. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1994. 409pp.

Alexander M. Bickel. Mr. Justice Brandeis. Belknap Press. 1957. 278pp.

Louis D. Brandeis. The Curse of Bigness: Miscellaneous Papers of Louis D. Brandeis. New York: Viking Press. 1934. 340pp.

Nelson L. Dawson. Louis D. Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, and the New Deal. Archon Books. 1980.

Allon Gal. Brandeis of Boston. Harvard University Press. 1980. 271pp.

David C. Gross. A Justice for All the People: Louis D. Brandeis. New York: Lodestar Books. 1987. 116pp.

Jacob de Haas. Louis D. Brandeis: A Biographical Sketch with Special Reference to his Contributions to Jewish and Zionist History. New York: Bloch Publishing Co.. 1929. 296pp.

Ben Halpern. A Clash of Heroes: Brandeis, Weizmann, and American Zionism. Oxford University Press. 1987. 310pp.

David W. Levy; Melvin I. Urofsky (editors). The Family Letters of Louis D. Brandeis. University of Oklahoma Press. 2002.

Alfred Lief. Brandeis: The Personal History of an American Ideal. New York: Stackpole Sons. 1936. 508pp.

Alpheus Thomas Mason. Brandeis: A Free Man's Life. New York: Viking Press. 1946. 713pp.

Thomas K. McCraw. Prophets of Regulation: Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, James M. Landis, Alfred E. Kahn. Belknap Press. 1984. 387pp.

Iris Noble. Firebrand for Justice: A Biography of Louis Dembitz Brandeis. Philadelphia: Westminster Press. 1969.

Lewis J. Paper. Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of One of America's Truly Great Supreme Court Justices. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1983. 442pp.

Catherine Owens Peare. The Louis D. Brandeis Story. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. 1970. 297pp.

Ezekiel Rabinowitz. Justice Louis D. Brandeis: The Zionist Chapter of His Life. New York: Philosophical Library. 1968. 130pp.

Ellen Norman Stern. Embattled Justice: The Story of Louis Dembitz Brandeis. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. 1977. 142pp.

Philippa Strum. Louis D. Brandeis: Justice for the People. Harvard University Press. 1984. 508pp.

Philippa Strum. Brandeis: Beyond Progressivism. University Press of Kansas. 1993. 228pp.

Gene Teitelbaum. Justice Louis D. Brandeis: A Bibliography of Writings and Other Materials on the Justice. Fred B Rothman & Co.. 1988. 128pp.

Alden L. Todd. Justice on Trial: The Case of Louis D. Brandeis. University of Chicago Press. 1964. 288pp.

Melvin I. Urofsky; David W. Levy (editors). Half Brother, Half Son: The Letters of Louis D. Brandeis to Felix Frankfurter. University of Oklahoma Press. 1991. 659pp.

Melvin I. Urofsky; David W. Levy (editors). Letters of Louis D. Brandeis. State University of New York Press. 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975. (4 vols.) 610pp. + 750pp. + 705pp. + 587pp. Organized into four eras: Volume I, 1870-1907: Urban Reformer; Volume II, 1907-1912: People's Attorney; Volume III, 1913-1915: Progressive and Zionist; Volume IV, 1916-1921: Mr. Justice Brandeis.

Melvin I. Urofsky. Louis D. Brandeis and the Progressive Tradition. Little, Brown & Co.. 1981. 183pp.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.130)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.95)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.93)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.199)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.130)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.95)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.131)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.84)

  14. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.195)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.61)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.31)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.167)

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