JUDICIARY: Swift Court

Last week the Supreme Court ran out of work. To the amazement of attendants and onlookers it was forced to adjourn for two days to give breathless attorneys a chance to catch up. Cases were scheduled on its calendar for oral argument throughout the week but by Thursday the court, geared up to fresh efficiency by Chief Justice Hughes, had heard them all and no others were ready for presentation. For once the highest tribunal was functioning faster than the lawyers practicing before it. After...

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