Dr. Melvin I. Urofsky has published an excellent and important
biography of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Dembitz
Brandeis. Dr. Urofsky holds his Ph.D. from Columbia University
and a J.D. from the University of Virginia. Additionally, Dr.
Urofsky was for many years head of the history department at
Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and was the
university’s director of the doctoral program in public policy and
administration. He also serves, and has done so for many years,
as the highly respected editor of the Journal of Supreme Court
History published by the Supreme Court Historical Society.