National Affairs: After Grubb

The late U. S. District Judge William I. Grubb of Birmingham, Ala. was regarded by lawyers who practiced before him as one of the fairest judges, one of the ablest authorities on law in the South. Judge Grubb propounded a series of decisions to the grave disadvantage of NRA and TVA. Last week his successor was appointed: David J. Davis, great & good friend and onetime law partner of Alabama's Senator Hugo La Fayette Black. Said the Birmingham bar when he was proposed for the job: "Courteous . . . considerate . . ....

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