Letters: May 6, 1966

Escobedo & The Law

Sir: Much needed light is cast by your penetrating cover story on Escobedo [April 29]. It reinforces my contention that we have more to fear from uninformed critics of Escobedo and similar decisions, who are tearing down respect for the law, than from the decisions themselves.

JAMES P. NUNNELLEY

L.A. County Deputy Public Defender

Los Angeles

Sir: This story is the most incisive, thoughtful and balanced treatment of an enormously difficult and highly emotive cluster of problems I have ever seen in a magazine of general circulation.

YALE KAMISAR

Professor of Law...

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