HEROES: Black Gulf & Sunset

When the Supreme Court met last week, Associate Justice Willis Van Deventer appeared with his arm in a sling as the result of rheumatism. Associate Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis did not appear at all because of a bad cold. Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes got to his seat on the bench only with great difficulty. His 90 years settled like a dead weight around his shuffling feet and lumbago stooped his black-gowned shoulders low. A strong steady hand from Chief Justice Hughes finally got him up the...

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