JUDICIARY: Oldster Unlaxed

In President Roosevelt's hands last week lay the power to fill 20 new Federal judgeships, one of the biggest single batches ever.*In the President's files were endorsements for 223 candidates for these vacancies —important political ammunition in an election year. And while the President studied his shots, more Federal Court vacancies came to hand, in the Third Circuit Court at Philadelphia. A rugged rock in the path of the New Deal steam roller was this Third Circuit Court. Four of its aged justices—Joseph Buffmgton, J. Whitaker Thompson, Victor B. Woolley, J....

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