Law: On the Town in London

Big spending and talk of terrorism mark an A. B. A. meeting

A garden party hosted by the Queen was laid on at Buckingham Palace. During opening ceremonies at Westminster Hall, Her Majesty's Scots Guards bandsmen drew in their breath and tootled out Chattanooga Choo Choo. Barristers at the Old Bailey blinked uncertainly at that strange foreign phrase, "Have a nice day." And London's Daily Mail marked the occasion by proclaiming, "The loudly checked leisure suit and dime-store cigar make a welcome return to the city." Ten thousand American lawyers, and nearly as many spouses, children and friends, were on the town in London, assembled in tax-deductible (maybe) pomp and plenitude for the...

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