Law Schools: New Mood at Ole Miss

The prep school for political power in Mississippi is the state university law school. The last four Mississippi Governors studied there; three-fourths of the state's lawyers attended Ole Miss; and there are enough of the school's grads in the Mississippi senate to control all legislation in the state. Ole Miss produced eight of the nine members of the Mississippi Supreme Court and all three of the state's federal district judges, including Claude F. Clayton, who last week firmly ordered do-nothing police to protect Negro schoolchildren from savage white mobs in Grenada.


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