Letters: Oct. 16, 1964

Justice Black's Record

Sir: That was an extraordinarily good cover piece on Black and the Supreme Court. Although you quite properly quote Paul Freund, Frankfurter's disciple and successor at Harvard, as somewhat critical of the Court's new activist trend, you also quote to the same effect an unnamed Yale professor, thus giving the impression that Yale shares Harvard's disquiet. But the fact is that the man you quote is, like Freund, Harvard-and-Frankfurter trained and oriented.

By far the bulk of us in the constitutional law field here at Yale are delighted, not disquieted, that...

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