JUDICIARY: Marble v. Velvet

Those who dwell in marble halls are not uniformly blessed. Last week in Boston Victor L. Chrisler of the National Bureau of Standards revealed that the nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the U. S. are homesick for the good hearing that they enjoyed in their little vestibule of a courtroom in the Capitol. In their vast new marble chamber, in their vast new marble building, the acoustics are so poor that when Mr. Justice Roberts at one end of the bench leans forward to ask a question, Mr. Justice Cardozo at...

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