JUDICIARY: The Big Debate

If the five conservative Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court had deliberately set out to ''humanize" themselves as a means of frustrating President Roosevelt's plans to reform the Court, they could not have achieved a livelier photographic record of their extra-legal activities last week. There was the morning when photographers waited in the lobby of the apartment house where Justice Van Devanter lives. When Mr. Van Devanter came down accompanied by his two elderly sisters, the photographers cut loose. Incensed because they had not asked his permission (which on other...

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