National Affairs: TOWARD A LAW OF NATIONS

In London's ancient Westminster Hall last week U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell set down a modern-day challenge to lawyers of two continents in a speech to the American Bar Association. Excerpts:

HERE in Westminster Hall—this place of sacred traditions running back through the centuries and the precious heritage of all English speaking peoples—there crowd in upon us today memories of the historic events which have occurred in this great chamber, signalizing as they do the efforts of men to gain and preserve freedom. We recall the panoply of events during which the individual, by dint of hard and persistent struggles to obtain...

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