Books: Underdog Fancier

CITY LAWYER-Arthur Garfield Hays -Simon & Schuster ($3).

Lawyer Arthur Garfield Hays exists as an emergency telephone number in the mind of nearly every U.S. radical in trouble with the law. For he is a "chronic, old-fashioned liberal," and his favorite pets are underdogs. Hays has another telephone number: he is also a shrewd attorney with a penchant for plunking the mandolin out of office hours.

City Lawyer is: 1) a frank description of how certain lawyers attract trade and win suits; 2) a docket of the civil-liberties cases whereby Lawyer Hays has helped to keep leftists out of jail and himself in...

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