Civil Disobedience: The Show Goes On

The Government cannot use the draft to stifle dissent by critics of the U.S. war effort in Viet Nam, a U.S. appeals court recently ruled. But the critics have certainly not stopped using the draft to dramatize their dissent. Last week Pacifist David J. Miller, 24, not only used the draft, he used a court as well to stage one of the weirdest dissents of the year.

Last year Miller became the first person to be convicted under a new federal law that makes card burning punishable by as much as five years' imprisonment. U.S. Judge Harold R. Tyler Jr....

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