THE SUPREME COURT: The Temple Builder

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Earl Warren, 14th Chief Justice of the U.S., is fond of a warm little story about three workmen constructing a building. A bypasser asked what they were doing. Answered the first: "I am following my trade." Said the second: "I am making a living." But the third, rising to his full height, replied: "Sir, I am building a temple." The lesson is simple: to Earl Warren the law is a temple and the Supreme Court a builder. And by last week the blueprints were ready, the mortar was flying, and the marble blocks were moving toward a new...

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