CRIME: Justice of the Week

> Martin Thomas Manton, 58, former senior judge of the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan (TIME, June 5), was found guilty by a jury of "selling justice" to rich litigants and others for at least $235,600. Maximum penalty: two years in jail, $10,000 fine. He was not only the first Federal appellate court judge ever to be convicted, but the first ever to be tried for selling justice. More than 3,000 cases tried before him in 21 years may be reopened. He appealed.


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