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Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)

 
 
Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) Marker (Side A)
Inscription.  At this site rest cremated remains of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, who served on the Court from 1916-39. His support for the Law School, now named in his honor, is best shown by gift of his papers, which include more than 250,000 items. He is famous for cross-disciplinary “Brandeis brief” method of arguing socially significant cases.
U of L Bicentennial Committee

Brandeis is also remembered for his early commitment to donated legal services, an area in which this school has been a leader. Brandeis was an opponent of the growing “bigness” of American institutions. He also wrote that “the right to be let alone” is fundamental. Remains of his wife, Alice Goldmark Brandeis, were placed here in 1945.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2006.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducationLaw Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location.
Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) Marker
38° 12.932′ N, 85° 45.645′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from South 3rd Street. Marker is in front of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2301 South 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Jefferson Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belknap Campus (about 500 feet away); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Rufus E. Clement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anne M. Braden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, circa 1916
3. Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
 
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Mar. 2, 2021