People: Sep. 14, 1970

Whither a Supreme Court judge goes, so goes his justice—even on a summer vacation. Last week two lawyers and a law clerk hiked six miles up a mountain trail in central Washington to where William O. Douglas was camping. They presented him with a petition requesting a temporary injunction against the Portland police. The iconoclastic judge told them to come back the next day, promising to leave his decision on a tree stump. Two of the petitioners, suffering from blisters and fatigue, failed to make the return trip. The third, locating the petition,...

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