JUDICIARY: New Home, New Hope

Last week the U. S. Supreme Court held its final sitting for the 1934-35 term, adjourned for the summer. In the old Senate Chamber just off the Capitol rotunda where it has sat since 1859, it concluded its year's work by handing down a few inconsequential opinions, admitting a flock of freshmen attorneys to practice.

Anti-climactic though its wind-up was, the Court had amply justified the predictions of those who foresaw that the fate of the New Deal depended more on nine old men in black than on the 531 members of Congress...

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