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We the people: October 16. 2023

“Brandeis: free speech critical to preservation of Democracy”

In response to previous columns about the appointment, importance and influence of Justice Louis Brandeis, an enthusiastic reader has asked a most welcome question about the jurist’s contributions to the Supreme Court’s development of the law governing freedom of speech.

In Whitney v. California (1927), Justice Brandeis penned what most...