THE JUDICIARY: Supreme Convention

August in Washington, the nine Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court put on their black robes, convened, took up business where they left it off in June. Their docket was in most satisfactory shape: only 283 cases carried over from the 1926 term; only 279 new cases so far. Five of the 283 old cases were already under advisement. For the first day's sitting, the clerk of the Court called up 34 others for argument. Of the 279 new cases, some 250 were merely requests for review which could be quickly disposed...

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