Benjamin Cardozo

Benjamin Cardozo

Born: May 24, 1870

Died: July 9, 1938

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Biography: Benjamin Nathan Cardozo was an American jurist who served on the New York Court of Appeals and later as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Cardozo is remembered for his significant influence on the development of American common law in the 20th century, in addition to his modesty, philosophy, and vivid prose style.

Source/Notes: Law is Justice: Notable Opinions of Mr. Justice Cardozo (1999 edition), The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. - ISBN: 9781584770107

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Source/Notes: In re Rouss, 221 N.Y. 81, 84 (N.Y. 1917). - Judicial opinions
Source/Notes: Richard v. Credit Suisse, 242 N.Y. 346, 351 (N.Y. 1926). - Judicial opinions
Source/Notes: Meinhard v. Salmon, 249 N.Y. 458, 164 N.E. 545 (N.Y. 1928), describing the fiduciary duties inherent in a partnership. - Judicial opinions
Source/Notes: Ultramares Corp. v. Touche, 255 N.Y. 170, 179, 174 N.E. 441, 444 (N.Y. 1931). - Judicial opinions

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Source/Notes: Woolford Realty Co., Inc., v. Rose, 286 U.S. 319, 330 (1932). - Judicial opinions
Source/Notes: West Ohio Gas Co. v. Public Utilities Commission (No.2), 294 U.S. 79, 82, (1935). - Judicial opinions