Nation: Voice of Reason: Don't Panic

Seldom in U.S. history has it been so urgent that calm and reasoned voices be heard above the tumult and the shouting of a divided nation. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger provided such a voice last week in a speech to the American Law Institute. In it he counseled patience to the radical reformers and rebuked those who might be tempted to restore order at the expense of America's fundamental freedoms. Excerpts:

SYSTEMS of justice are being attacked throughout the world. They reflect the uneasy temper of the times that stir and shake the mind...

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