Definition of Brandeis, Louis in English:

Brandeis, Louis

Syllabification: Bran·deis, Louis
Pronunciation: /ˈbrandīs/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • (1856–1941), US Supreme Court associate justice 1916–39; full name Louis Dembitz Brandeis. He gained an early reputation as the “people’s attorney” by defending without a fee Boston residents seeking regulation of local public utilities. His “Brandeis brief” made use of social facts, rather than relying solely on precedent and general arguments.

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