Law: Bathing Suit

With another bathing-suit season at hand, local lawmakers are aiming their ordinances at males on the score of topless suits* rather than at underclad females. A five-year-old male bathing lawsuit came to trial last week in Chicago but an alleged lower exposure, not an upper, had started it. And though the fight was between two-lawyers, the only persons hurt were three policemen.

One Sunday in August 1932, Lawyer Timothy D. Hurley was sunning himself in his swimsuit on a public beach on the Michigan lakefront in Evanston. Lawyer Lynn A. Williams, one of...