JUDICIARY: Substantial Justice

The Federal District judges of the U. S. went back to school last winter. So did a great many U. S. lawyers. For by an order of Congress issued in 1934, the Supreme Court of the U. S. had rewritten the rules under which the grave game of civil justice shall be played in the Federal District Courts. Last December, Chief Justice Hughes reported the new rules (with Justice Brandeis dissenting) to the Attorney General, who in January reported them to Congress, which published them. Last week they became effective. Lawyers agreed with...

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