Associate Justice of the Supreme Court who served for nearly 30 years. He established the "one person, one vote" principle.
He was a recess appointment by
He frequently authored opinions protecting abortion and opposing the death penalty.
He was born in New Jersey, the second of eight children of Irish immigrants.
He was said to be "probably the most influential justice" of the 20th century by Antonin Scalia who served with Brennan on the Supreme Court.