The Law: An Alleged Vacation

Freshman Justice William Rehnquist thought it would be safe to rent a beach-front condominium in Delaware for two weeks early this summer. Then he found himself spending most of his time driving to and fro between the seashore and Washington, D.C. "Out of the two weeks," he says, "I think I got to spend five days at the beach." Justice Potter Stewart escaped to a fishing lodge in New Hampshire, but he has to telephone his office every day—and keep reading. "We'll get about 800 cert petitions* through the summer," he says.

Officially, the...

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