Education: Crime Seminar

Whenever Sherlock Holmes was worn out by a particularly baffling case, he gave himself a shot in the arm. In Chicago last week, the long arm of small-town law received a hypo in the form of a unique summer-school course—the Crime Seminar of Northwestern University's Law School.

The Crime Seminar was formed for the benefit of rural prosecuting attorneys who know nothing about crime detection beyond what fiction and films have taught them, who are nevertheless often obliged, in a pinch, to turn detective. Thirty-five ambitious, youngish men from 23 States last...

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