Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Publication Date: 1883
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition..
An intimate biography of one of America's truly great Supreme Court justices. Good+ to very good tight condition with good to good+ dust jacket. Inscribed and signed: "For George - With best wishes. Lew." dated September 13, 1983. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 00256
Synopsis: Brandeis is the inspiring story of one of America's greatest Supreme Court Justices, Louis D. Brandeis. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Brandeis quickly rose to power as "the people's attorney" and later because an advisor to Woodrow Wilson, became the leader of the American Zionist movement and became a close confidant to president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Brandeis is a compelling account of his personal and public life including his fight to save the Jews from Hitler's Germany and Brandeis' touching support of his ill wife. Lewis Paper's through biography is the first to portray such a complete picture of a man who helped to shape American history.
From the Publisher: Lewis J. Paper, a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School, holds a masters in law degree from Georgetown University. While at Harvard he was an editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation and teaching fellow in government at Harvard College. Since then he has held a variety of positions, including a fellowship with the Institute for Public Interest Representation at Georgetown University Law Center, staff attorney with a public interest law firm in Washington, D.C., legislative counsel to Senator Gaylord Nelson, and associate general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission. His book John F. Kennedy: The Promise and the Performance was published in 1975, and his articles and book reviews have appeared in numerous periodicals, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and The American Scholar. Mr. Paper practices law in Washington, D.C.
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