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Year-long Observance of Centennial of Brandeis Birth Planned

Brandeis University has named a commission of leading jurists, lawyers and education # plan the celebration next year of the centennial of the birth of the late Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, for whom the Jewish-sponsored non-sectarian institution is named.

Dr. Abram L. Sachar, president of Brandeis, said that the college would mark the centennial with year-long activities. The commission will consider projects including publication of the collected works of the jurist and presentation of symposia to consider his social, economic political and legal contributions. Born in 1856, Louis Brandeis served 23 years as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court before dying in 1941.

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