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Thomas Healy

Thomas Healy is Professor of Law and Seton Hall Law School and author of The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind—and Changed the History of Free Speech in America.

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At the Supreme Court, majority rules. Yet dissents have drastically changed the institution—and the country.

Thomas Healy