TITLE

Where Discretion is the Better Part of Valor

AUTHOR(S)
Chayes, Abraham
PUB. DATE
October 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;10/17/55, Vol. 133 Issue 16, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the system of justice in the United States. Each year on the first Monday in October, the crier intones his traditional chant; the Justices of the Supreme Court take their seats for the first time in over three months; squadrons of attorneys, each having paid his $25 fee to bask for a moment in the benign geniality of the Chief Justice, are admitted to practice at the bar of the Court; and the Court then retires for another week. Yet the observer should not be too ready to see in all this an anachronistic deliberateness on a par with the tradition which puts the opening of the Court's daily sessions at twelve noon.
ACCESSION #
14448854

 

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