Justice Louis D. BrandeisJustice Louis D. Brandeis, (1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice

Justice Louis D. Brandeis Quote

“Ways may someday be developed by which the government, without removing papers from secret drawers, can reproduce them in court, and by which it will be enabled to expose to a jury the most intimate occurrences of the home.”

Justice Louis D. BrandeisJustice Louis D. Brandeis
~ Justice Louis D. Brandeis

dissenting in the first wiretapping case to reach the
Supreme Court -- Olmstead vs. United States (1928).

Ratings and Comments

E Archer, NYC

5 stars for these dissenting remarks. Of course, Brandeis was right on the mark...

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

In this instance, Brandeis proved to be particularly prescient.

Mary, MI
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Mary, MI    8/2/18

Justice Louis Brandeis warning has sadly and fully come into fruition.

Mike, Norwalk

Not shooting the messenger  prophetic!  Not only do they expose the most intimate happenstance of the home, they make stuff up more than not.


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