Law: Chicago Plan

Last month at Columbus, Ohio, the 150-member House of Delegates of the American Bar Association resolved to take State judiciaries out of politics by doing away with the familiar elective processes (TIME, Jan. 18). Last week the Chicago Bar Association's Board of Managers on Judicial Selection brought to Bar headquarters atop the Burnham Building the Chicago Plan to free the courts of political domination. To put the proposals into operation would require an amendment to the State Constitution. Affected would be Cook County's three inferior courts, which would be changed thus: Each...

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