National Affairs: Frankfurter's Pritch

Traditional starting point for a brilliant legal career is a year's service as secretary to a great Justice of the Supreme Court. Justices Holmes and Brandeis crystallized this tradition. Some of their young men were Stanley Morrisson, Thomas G. Corcoran, W. Barton Leach (Holmes), Jim Landis, Dean Acheson, Calvert Magruder (Brandeis). No newcomer to the Court in recent years is more alive to its traditions or more avid to enrich them than is Felix Frankfurter. Last week, fresh from his first term in Washington, pausing in Cambridge, Mass, en route to kudos at Oxford, Justice Frankfurter announced who his first...

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