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37 Harv. L. Rec. 1 (1963)

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VOL. 37 NO, 1 CAMBRIDGE. MASS., SEPTEMBER 26. 1963

FIFTEEN CENTS

Civil Rights First
Dean Asks Law Reform
By Donald W. Kramer
Dean Erwin N. Griswold has urged a series of legal re-
forms, including abolition of the contested election of judges
and curtailment of jury trials in civil cases, in his annual
report for 1962-63. But he indicates that leadership in the
struggle for civil rights is the problem demanding first prior-
ity from the legal profession.
Stating the proposition starkly in the first section of his
annual report to Harvard President Pusey, published earlier
this month, the Dean said that not since the Civil War have
we been so squarely faced with the question whether we can
at long last live up to the principles on which our nation has
been based.

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HLS Marchers Protest Inequality
By Daniel . Kucera

Impossible ... violence.., a joke. So the
doubters spoke. But when over 200,000 proud
Americans pounded the pavements of protest
- ironically named Constitution and Inde-
pendence- no one doubted any more. They
knew.
The March on Washington for Jobs and
Freedom is now a part of an explosive and
uncertain history. The traffic between the
Washington Monument and the Lincoln Mem-
orial moves at its normal pace again.
Yet, for those who marched, the image of

Wednesday, August 28, will never blur with
time. Why did they go? What did they do?
What does it all mean? To get some answers
to these questions, the RECORD talked to some
of the members of the Law School commun-
ity who participated in the march.
For Professor Mark DeWolfe Howe, the
march on Washington was both pleasant
and uncomfortable at the same time. The
march itself was something beautiful, he said.
It was a stroll. I walked slowly with the
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