THE LAW: Diamond Jubilee

From four-year-old John Hancock Hall to 211-year-old Faneuil Hall, Boston was crowded with lawyers last week. Occasion: the 75th (diamond jubilee) Anniversary of the 50,000-member American Bar Association, top organization of the legal profession and one of the major opinion makers in the U.S.

In honor of the convention, the Secretary of the Navy (a lawyer himself) ordered the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Tarawa to lie off Boston, open for inspection. The Post Office dedicated a new purple 3¢ stamp, depicting the scales of justice, the owl of wisdom, the mirror of truth. A...

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