The Judiciary: Haynsworth at Home

When Clement F. Haynsworth Jr. left Greenville, S.C., for Washington last month, the judge expected a triumphal anointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. So did the town in which his family has played an aristocratic part for five generations. Instead, Greenville saw a bitter dispute over Haynsworth's fitness. Last week, as the Senate battle lapsed temporarily, a subdued Haynsworth returned to his Greenville refuge. "It's quiet here," Haynsworth said, and he seemed grateful for the respite.

Despite the furor over his nomination, neither Haynsworth nor his wife publicly expressed bitterness about the contest that could undermine both his...

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