THE LAW: Sixth Round

The Justice Department lost another round last week in its fight against Johns Hopkins University's Owen Lattimore, accused of contributing to Communist advances in Asia by his activities and in fluence in the U.S. as a former State Department adviser on Far Eastern policy (TIME, April 3, 1950 et seq.}. The legal battle, round by round:

One. On Dec. 16, 1952, a federal grand jury in Washington indicted Lattimore on seven counts of perjury, the key one for denying under oath that he was a Communist "sympathizer."

Two. On May 2, 1953....

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