JUDICIARY: Old Men in Black

Vast in importance to the New Deal is the character of the new Congress elected three weeks ago. But trivial is the importance of that Congress compared to the current political importance of the U. S. Supreme Court. For what Congress can do, the Supreme Court can undo. New Dealers last week looked forward with less interest to the doings of Congress than to the answers the Supreme Court will give to a variety of critical questions at its current term.

Outside the small, chaste chamber that once used to house the Senate...

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