About Learned Hand

Learned Hand
Billings Learned Hand was a United States judge and judicial philosopher. He served on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and later the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Hand has been quoted more often by legal scholars and by the Supreme Court of the United States than any other lower-court... Wikipedia
January 27, 1872, Albany, New York, USA
August 18, 1961, New York, New York, USA

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Learned Hand Quotes

The public needs the equivalent of Chevrolets as well as Cadillacs.
On the trends toward popular marketing of legal services, quoted in USA Today (February 2, 1984).
A self-made man may prefer a self-made name.
Granting court permission for Samuel Goldfish to change his name to Samuel Goldwyn, as quoted in Lion's Share by Bosley Crowther (1957).
Right knows no boundaries and justice no frontiers; the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution.
"A Pledge of Allegiance" - speech for "I Am an American Day" in Central Park, New York, New York. (May 20, 1945).