THE LAW: Solicitor of Justice

Between skirmishes with international disorder, Dwight Eisenhower this week sent Presidential Assistant Arthur Larson a "Dear Arthur" note that commits U.S. intellectual and organizational talents to a formidable task: developing the orderly processes of law as the main supports for peace and justice throughout the world.

In accepting Larson's resignation from the White House staff to found a Rule of Law Center at North Carolina's Duke University, the President took the occasion to spell out his longstanding faith that worldwide recognition of the rule of law offers man's best hope for a sustained and just peace. Concrete symbol of his interest:...