The serious condition which has been brought about in the Supreme Court by the overwhelming number and complexity of cases which the Court must hear, was called to the attention of the New York Bar Association by Solicitor General James M. Beck. According to Mr. Beck the Court literally does ten times as much work as it did in the days of Chief Justice Marshall. He regards the pressure under which the Court works as a dangerous condition.

A bill sponsored by Chief Justice Taft has already ben introduced into Congress to...

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