SUPREME COURT: Force Meeting Force

The Supreme Court of the U.S. has yet to pass on Federal Judge Harold Medina's formula for handling the Communist Party. Seven months ago, in the trial of the party's top leaders, Judge Medina ruled: if it can be shown that a group of Reds is actually plotting to destroy the U.S. "at the earliest time that circumstances would permit," then the state has the right to deal with them, even to the extent of limiting free speech. Last week, in their opinions on another case, five Supreme Court justices sounded as if they might be going even one...

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