POLITICAL NOTES: Lawyers' Feelings

Lawyers, the most articulate group in the U. S. Business community, have long been leading critics (partly pro, but mostly con) of the New Deal. Last week about 5,000 of the country's 175,000 lawyers attended the annual convention of the American Bar Association in Cleveland. At the opening session, the A. B. A.'s outgoing president. Arthur T. Vanderbilt of Newark, dwelt on "the outstanding legal development of the 20th Century" — the Federal Government's quasi-judicial administrative agencies, such as the Securities & Exchange Commission, the National Labor Relations Board.

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