THE JUDICIARY: Feud, Continued

The Supreme Court was closed for the summer, but day after day tourists thronged into the empty marble halls, looking as if they expected to find the justices clubbing each other with baseball bats. The nation's cartoonists gleefully sketched black-robed old gentlemen in the throes of wild pugnacity. Many a citizen muttered "Shame."

It was plain last week that Justice Robert Jackson's Nürnberg attack on Justice Hugo Black (TIME, June 17) was not the sort of thing which would blow over in a few days—or a few weeks. For it was not a gesture of sudden bad temper. It came...

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