THE JUDICIARY: Reversal for Remington

After Ann Moos Remington took the stand last winter against her handsome ex-husband, William Remington, the Government's perjury case against him seemed to be nailed down tight. Remington, a onetime Department of Commerce economist, had denied ever being a Communist. But Mrs. Remington not only corroborated testimony by former Communist Elizabeth Bentley but said that she had married him only after he promised to keep on being a party member.

After listening to the two women and a host of minor witnesses, the jury found Remington guilty; he was fined $2,000 and sentenced to five years in prison. Last week,...

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