Foreign News: Damnable Shame!

The Lord Justice of Appeal, Sir John Eldon Bankes, presided last week over an Extraordinary Tribunal appointed by joint action of both Houses of Parliament to enquire into the circumstances of an examination by police officers at New Scotland Yard of a young woman, aged 22, who is by profession a tester of radio tubes. The motion defining the scope of the Tribunal was drafted jointly by the Attorney General, Sir Thomas Inskip, the Home Secretary, Sir William Joynson-Hicks and Sir John Simon, highest feed British barrister and august Chairman of the Indian Statutory Commission (TIME, Jan. 30). As the Tribunal...

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