THE LAW: Big Victory

Among 977 passengers aboard the 11,828-ton troop transport General Anderson that sailed from Yokohama last week, bound for San Francisco: Army Private William S. Girard, 22, and his Japanese bride Haru ("Candy") Sueyama, 27. Five months before, wild eagle screams had sounded across the U.S. when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Girard, accused of shooting a Japanese woman in the back on a firing range, would have to stand trial for manslaughter in a Japanese court; from Capitol Hill to Girard's home town of Ottawa, Ill., flag-waving orators, commentators and editorialists...

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