JUDICIARY: Black Scandal

In London last week, Associate Justice Hugo La Fayette Black of the U. S. Supreme Court spent some of the last days of his European holiday shopping for tweeds, browsing about bookstores for a copy of Crete's Aristotle, dining at Simpson's and going to the theatre. To reporters who hounded him for a statement, he calmly announced that he would have none to make "at least until I return to the United States." Meanwhile, in the U. S. the story published last week by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette that Hugo Black had once...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!