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Louis D Brandeis, a Louisville native, attorney and first Jewish U.S. Supreme Court Justice, was a crusader against monopolies, unchecked government, and advocate for the first amendment.

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The empire strikes back: How Brandeis foreshadowed Snowden and Greenwald

So-called liberals attack the whistle-blower duo -- and a brilliant Supreme Court justice saw it all coming

Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939 and the first Jewish Justice


Justice Louis Brandeis said in a famous quote, “If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence.” Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939.


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Louis Brandeis US Supreme Court Justice : 1856-1941 "Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher…Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for the law: it invites every man to become a law unto himself, it invites anarchy." Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait by Robert Shetterly.