Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and immigrated to New York at the age of 12. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was active politically, helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a friend and adviser of President Franklin Roosevelt, who appointed him to the ... more »
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''Judicial judgment must take deep account ... of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.''Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965), U.S. associate justice of the Supreme Court. Quoted in National Observer (Silver Spring, Maryland, March 1, 1965).