"We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is an illusion."
— Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870-1938) The Growth of the Law (1924)
|Surreptitious photograph of the Supreme Court in the Old Senate Chamber (1932) by Erich Salomon. On the bench, left to right: Willis Van Devanter, Pierce Butler, Louis Brandeis, James McReynolds, Charles Evans Hughes, George Sutherland, Owen Roberts, and Benjamin N. Cardozo. Not pictured: Harlan Fiske Stone|