A Letter From The Publisher: Oct. 9, 1964

THERE are few areas in our complex society that are free of legal problems and few sections in TIME whose subject matter does not occasionally overlap with THE LAW, our youngest department, just under a year old this week. Business affairs, for example, are everywhere involved with legislation, from taxes to patents, and world events are influenced by international law, or its lack. Religion is concerned with the moral law, the press with libel, the worlds of show business and sport with contracts. All of modern living is touched by legal questions from...

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