Judges: Change Down South

After the Supreme Court, no single U.S. court has been more important to Negro civil rights than the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas all fall under its jurisdiction. So it is that when an opening occurs on the court, segregationists and civil rights lawyers hold their respective breaths until the President nominates a new man. Because of the court's work load, it was expanded last year from nine to thirteen judges. This week the final vacancy will be filled when Claude Feemster...

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