World Law: For Civilized Existence

Someone once asked Solon how justice could be achieved in Athens. "It can be achieved," replied the great law maker, in substance, "if those people who are not directly affected by a wrong are just as indignant about it as those who are personally hurt." This generalized passion for justice has always been a hard standard to live up to, but U.S. Chief Justice Earl Warren cited it last week to set the theme for a major international meeting of jurists that convened last week in Solon's city.

Formal title: "First World Conference on World Peace Through Law." Ceremonially...

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