Louise Weinberg

legal scholar and author
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Louise Weinberg (née Goldwasser; born December 5, 1932) is an American legal scholar. She is known for being the chairholder and law professor at the University of Texas Law School. She is known for her "judicial federalism" legal theory.[1]

Weinberg was born in New York City. She studied at Cornell University and at Harvard University. From 1954 until his death in 2021, she was married to physicist and Nobel winner Steven Weinberg.[2] They had one daughter.


  1. "Dred Scott and the Crisis of 1860, 82 CHI-KENT L. REV. 97-140 (2007)".
  2. "Steven Weinberg – Biographical". nobelprize.org. Retrieved 25 January 2016.