Brandeis brief


Bran·​deis brief
: a brief containing information and statistics relevant to social and economic problems in addition to arguments of law and fact

Word History


from Louis D. Brandeis (1856–1941), who introduced evidence of social and economic factors in his arguments before the Supreme Court in the case Muller v. Oregon

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“Brandeis brief.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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