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Louis D. Brandeis

(1856 – 1941), b. Louisville, KY, of Bohemian father - An Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939. He is considered as one of the greatest justices ever to sit on the Supreme Court. In his multiple roles as a reformer and jurist, he helped transform our ideas of free speech, right to privacy, pro bono legal work and the necessity of federal regulation in economic affairs.