World: LEGAL DOUBTS & PRACTICAL FEARS

THE issues raised by the trial of Adolf Eichmann reverberated. Granted that Eichmann was guilty ("the biggest of the murderers," West Germany's Chancellor Konrad Adenauer called him last week), was his propaganda show trial a good thing?

Some laymen wondered about the rights and wrongs of trying a man kidnaped from a foreign land, trying him for crimes committed in still another land, crimes that took place even before Israel was a state.

Curiously, a number of lawyers outside Israel are less disturbed by these questions—at least on legal grounds. No court, they say, need...