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Early life and education louis dembitz brandeis was born on november 13, 1856, in louisville, kentucky, to adolph and fredericka dembitz brandeis his parents were bohemian jews who had come to america after the revolutionary movement of 1848 to create an independent bohemia failed and was crushed by austria. Louis d brandeis’s legendary status can be partly attributed to historical context, melvin urofsky says in “louis d brandeis: a life’’ boston’s most formidable and accomplished lawyer of the modern era faced tremendous challenge and opportunity. Louis dembitz brandeis (/ ˈ b r æ n d aɪ s / november 13, 1856 – october 5, 1941) was an american lawyer and associate justice on the supreme court of the united states from 1916 to 1939. The legacy of louis d brandeis melvin i urofsky few men in american history have had greater impact on so many different areas of our life than did louis dembitz. Louis dembitz brandeis was an american lawyer and associate justice on the us supreme court from 1916 to 1939 brandeis was born in louisville, kentucky in 1856 to a family tolerant of jewish and christian rituals in later life brandeis might be best described as a secularhumanist.
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