THE JUDICIARY: Cardozo Declines

Chief Judge Benjamin Nathan Cardozo of the New York Court of Appeals refused an invitation from President Coolidge to become one of the U. S. members of the International Permanent Court of Arbitration, otherwise known as the Hague Tribunal or Hague Court.— The offer of the post to Judge Cardozo was made to fill the va-cancv occasioned by the death last year (TIME, May 10, 1926) of Oscar S. Straus. At present there are three U. S. Judges on the Hague Court: Elihu Root, Charles Evans Hughes, John Bassett Moore, who is also...

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