CANADA: Elevation

Among lawyers puisne is pronounced "puny" and means Associate. Last week Puisne Judge Lyman Poore Duff became the Canadian equivalent of Charles Evans Hughes, through his elevation to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, succeeding Rt. Hon. Francis Alexander Anglin, brother of Actress Margaret Anglin, who died recently. Even in Canada the appointment of pink & white Judge Duff did not receive the attention that a new Chief Justice in the U. S. would have. Canada's Supreme Court is the highest court in the Dominion, but Canadian subjects still...

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