Felix Cohen, whose efforts as a highranking lawyer in the Interior Department made him a major architect of the new deal for Indians, Valeria Aleksandrova has provided a Polish translation of this essay on her blog. Thank you, Valeria! Return to Front Page Felix S. Cohen was born in Manhattan, New York in 1907 and grew up in Yonkers. Cohen attended the City College of New York, and received an M. A. and Ph. D. in philosophy from Harvard University in 1927 and 1929, respectively.
Felix Solomon Cohen (July 3, 1907 October 19, 1953) was an American lawyer and scholar who made a lasting mark on legal philosophy and fundamentally shaped federal Indian law and policy. Biography Felix S. Cohen was born in Manhattan, New York in 1907 and grew up in Yonkers. Cohen attended the City College of New York, and Felix Cohen and his work and legacy are discussed in several new books, including an important intellectual biography of Cohen by Dalia Tsuk Mitchell.
Using the Mitchell biography as a starting point, this essay discusses an important episode in Cohen's life, involving apparent antiSemitism at the Department of Justice. Because the episode RUTGERS LAW REVIEW VOLUME IX WINTER, 1954 NUMBER 2 DIALOGUE ON PRIVATE PROPERTYt Felix S. Cohen I. THE PRAGMATIC MEANING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY Session I Private Property and Communism C. Mr. Allen, do you believe in the American form of government? Americanizing the White Man FELIX S.
COHEN W HAT CAN we do to Americanize the Indian? " The question was earnestly put by a man who was about to assume control over our country's Indian affairs. Ethical systems and legal ideals: an essay on the foundations of legal criticism by Felix S.
Cohen. Works by Felix Cohen ( view other items matching Felix Cohen, view all matches)view other items matching Felix Cohen, view all matches). 27 found Transcending Transcendental Nonsense: Toward a New Realism in Federal Indian Law Philip P.
Frickey This essay is based on a presentation given at the symposium Indian Law at a Crossroads 3 FELIX S. COHEN'S HANDBOOK OF FEDERAL INDIAN LAW viii (Rennard Strickland et Felix s cohen essay. eds. 213 Bibliographic Essay Sources for This Book Focusing a study of the Indian New Deal on its lesserknown contributors, the New York Jews Nathan Margold, Felix Cohen, and Lucy Kramer Cohen, brings in two