Archive for June, 2012

Louis D. Brandeis biographer Melvin Urofsky has published another article on Brandeis: “Mr. Justice Brandeis and the Art of Judicial Dissent,” 39 Pepperdine Law Review 919-937.  The speech appears to be a transcription of Urofsky’s speech at Pepperdine’s annual Brandeis Lecture on March 24, 2011. The article is a brief look at the history of […]


While rooting through the papers here at the University of Louisville, I stumbled across a previously unpublished speech Brandeis gave on suffrage on October 12, 1915. While not particularly earth-shattering in its own right, it does have some nice turns of phrase and it has been cited a couple times over the years, so I […]