tenth justice of the Supreme Court,and regarded as one of the finest jurists in American history, Hand delivered more than 2,000 opinions, and was noted especially as a defender of free speech. He is the author of The Spirit of Liberty, a collection of papers and addresses (1952), and of The Bill of Rights, a series of lectures (1958).
See selected correspondence ed. by C. Jordan (2013); biography by G. Gunther (2d ed. 2010).
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