THE JUDICIARY: Reward for a Trustbuster

When he came to Washington in 1953 as Assistant Attorney General in charge of antitrust activities, hulking (6 ft. 2 in., 250 Ibs.) Stanley Nelson Barnes, just resigned from Los Angeles' Superior Court, brought with him some clear ideas about how the nation's antitrust laws should be administered. Said he: "I mean to enforce them with good judgment, to accomplish the purpose of the legislative enactments, and I mean to do it without persecution." Under this general policy of reasonability, Barnes, in his three years in office, became one of the most...

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