JUDICIARY: Priest v. Priest

By last week virtually everything that could be said about President Roosevelt's Supreme Court plan had been said, and Congressmen had settled down to a stretch of chewing over the arguments, jockeying for position. Theme of most talk was the chance of a compromise, possibly by Constitutional amendment. Senator Borah introduced a proposal to rewrite the 14th Amendment, define its "due process" clause as applying only to governmental procedure, thus 'giving States free rein for social and economic experiments. Nobody expected that to satisfy Federalist Franklin Roosevelt. Some optimists still hoped...

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