THE JUDICIARY: Confused Alarms of Struggle

As the wildly complicated battle for President Nixon's secret Watergate tapes grew even more complex last week, it became apparent that time may be running out for both of the probers who are trying to get them. For one thing, Special Investigator Archibald Cox's grand jury, which has been hearing evidence over the past 15 months, goes home on Dec. 4. It can be kept in session only by a special act of Congress. If it disbands with its work undone, Cox will have to start over again with a new jury. For another, the Senate wants to adjourn...

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