JUDICIARY: Busy High Bench

Mr. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes thrust his leonine head forward over the shining mahogany bench and solemnly demanded:

"Where was the body found?"

An elegant insurance company lawyer, resplendent in morning clothes, laid down his papers and stepped toward the bench.

"If the Court please," he said, "there were no witnesses to the shooting but the evidence indicates that it must have happened in this way. Jeff Bowers went to the drawer where the gun was kept"—he made the gesture of opening an imaginary drawer—"took the automatic in his hand"—he pointed his manicured finger...

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