Law: Twang

Year in, year out, for many a year, pleased citizens have contemplated lawyers' proposals for judicial reform. Other citizens have been vexed that the field for reform never lessened. Last week a familiar twa,ng was sounded in the annual meeting of the American Bar Association. Mayor Dever of Chicago decried prohibition. Onetime Bar-President Chester I. Long decried present methods of judicial procedure. Oscar Hallam of St. Paul decried paroles. Expert witnesses, insanity defense, Senator Thomas J. Walsh (who is holding up in the Senate a bill for simplification of procedure)—all were...

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