Louis Dembitz Brandeis

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Louis Dembitz Brandeis (November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American lawyer and privacy writer. He served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1916-1939. Together with fellow American lawyer Samuel Warren, the two penned the now famous Harvard Law Review article, The Right to Privacy, before serving on the Supreme Court. At the time, Brandeis' thoughts on the individual's right to privacy were not well received. Post Brandeis modern privacy laws grew from America and also grew separately from the previous right to confidentiality privacy rights still found in the United Kingdom.