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Grant application deadline: October 1, 2015.

Grant applications are no longer being accepted.

Questions? Contact djw@brandeis.edu

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Commemorating the Centennial of Louis D. Brandeis Joining the Supreme Court

September 1, 2015

Brandeis University is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the nomination and confirmation of Louis D. Brandeis to the United States Supreme Court.

The celebration will kick off on January 28, 2016 with an event featuring remarks by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Following that event the University will host a series of discussions during the spring semester that highlight the thought and impact of Justice Brandeis and the continuing relevance of his ideas to the United States in the 21st century. Further details on all the Louis D. Brandeis 100th centennial events will be available in the fall.

The Centennial Celebration Committee is funding events and projects proposed by faculty, staff and/or students.

  • Grant awards will typically be between $250 and $500.
  • Events and projects should add to our understanding of Justice Brandeis and/or his legacy.
  • Events and projects can be in any medium or format.
  • They should be open to the public.
  • They can be proposed by individuals, groups of individuals, clubs or departments.
  • Projects should take place during the spring 2016 semester, and should be open and accessible to the Brandeis University community.
  • Grant application deadline: October 1, 2015.
  • Grant applications are no longer being accepted. Contact djw@brandeis.edu with questions.