A Letter From The Publisher, may 5, 1958

FOR this week's first observation of Law Day, U.S.A., TIME correspondents and stringers across the U.S. sought out lawyers, judges, law professors—even bail bondsmen—and pinned them down on their favorite subject. Into TIME'S wire room poured thousands of words of reportage that portrayed a picture of the U.S. that was a surprise even to serious students of the law—a genuine awareness that it is time to think beyond mere laws to find the principles of Law itself. For the sum of the reportage, see NATIONAL AFFAIRS, The Work of Justice.

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