Decisions: Rights of the Citizen

The constitutional liberties of the in dividual citizen are a never-ending preoccupation of the law. Three recent examples:

> In the past, at least 18 Negroes have tried to crack Cincinnati's all-white Local 212 of the International Brother hood of Electrical Workers, but none has been better qualified or more persistent than Anderson L. Dobbins, 37. A graduate of Virginia's Hampton Institute, a predominantly Negro liberal arts college, he passed a city electrician's exam in Newport News, Va. In Cincinnati, he tried off and on for years to join the local—in vain. The union said he had to get work before...

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