THE LAW: Promising Debate

Vice President Nixon's strong proposal that the U.S. lead in extending the rule of law to relations among nations (TIME, April 20) touched off ferment and comment in the major capitals of the free world. Last week a group of 26 Senators and Representatives—mostly liberal Democrats who have little else in common with Nixon—introduced concurrent resolutions in the House and Senate embodying their own proposals on how the rule of law might be achieved.

Where Nixon had urged a strengthening of the International Court of Justice, the Senate-House group called on the President to study strengthening and revising the U.N. Charter...

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