The Supreme Court: A New Charter For State Legislatures

The agricultural counties of California are far more important in the life of our state than the relationship their population bears to the entire population of the state. It is for this reason that I never have been in favor of restricting their representation in our state senate to a strictly population basis. It is the same reason that the founding fathers of our country gave balanced representation to the states of the Union, equal representation in one house and proportionate representation based upon population in the other.

In 1948, when he made...

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