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11 Util. Sec. Newsl.: Periodic Rep. Members Sec. Pub. Util. L. A.B.A. 1 (1970-1971)

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A Periodic Report to the Members of the Section of Public Utility Law of the American Bar Association
Page 1
No. 1                            October 1, 1970
The Chairman's Statement
ties have not escaped the stresses to which many aspects of our life to-
en and continue to be subject. Major problems face us in such matters
ice with environmental needs, air transport safety, shortages of gas
h costs of new capital, shrinking rates of return, adequate mass trans-
:harges of inadequate representation of the public interest in regulatory
i, and the like.
e, as we start our new year, that this Section can make significant con-
oward the solution of some of these problems. To suggest that we can
uld be foolish, since it is likely that a year hence the problems will
us. However, by that time we may have made some progress. To do
ire the help and co-operation of each member of the Section. We have
ervoir of ability in our Section and if we can manage to use it effectively,
mplish a great deal in the public interest.
ed to serve as your Chairman this year. It will not be easy to follow
phen, who worked so diligently and ably on your behalf this past year.
, John remains on the Council and my good friend, Starr Thomas, who,
near at hand, is the Chairman-Elect. George R. Perrine continues as
ction Delegate; William H. Coldiron is chairman of the Standing Corn-
Harold L. Russell is chairman of the London Program Committee.
the other Council members and committee chairmen and with our two
Francis X. Welch, Secretary, and Jerrold Seymann, chairman of Meet-
om special thanks are always due, give us a strong and experienced
group. With their help and yours, this can be a year of solid achieve-
- Justin A. Stanley,
Chairman, 1970-71
New Officers and Council Members
Justin A. Stanley of Chicago, our new Chairman, is
with the firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt. Born in In-
diana and educated at Dartmouth College (AB, 1933)
and Columbia University (LLB, 1937), he was ad-
mitted to the Illinois bar in 1937 and has since prac-
ticed in the city of Chicago. During the year (1967-
68) he was president of the Chicago Bar Association.
He was a law professor at Chicago-Kent College of
Law (1943-46) and public member of the disputes sec-
tion of the National War Labor Board (1943-44). He
has previously served on the Council of the ABA Sec-
tion of Public Utility Law, 1964-67, and has also been
active in the Federal Power Bar Association. He is a
member of the American Law Institute and is a Fel-
low of the American Bar Foundation.
n A. Stanley     Starr Thomas, the Section's new Chairman-Elect, is
man, 1970-71     vice-president and general counsel of the Atchison,
Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System, with offices in

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