ITALY: Roman Law

This week the Government tried to try Mussolini's blood-stained police chief, Pietro Caruso. Howling Romans surged into the courtroom, demanded Caruso for themselves. Police hid him in a back room. Balked, the mob turned on plump, well-fed Donato Caretta, deposed boss of the infamous Regina Coeli jail and a prosecution witness. Men & women spat at him, screeched at him, kicked him, slugged him. They threw him in the Tiber. Boatmen bashed in his head with heavy oars, towed his lifeless body to the jail. Then the people strung him head down and near-naked from his prison's bars....