LAW PROFESSORS WILL DEBATE COURT CHANGE
MEETING WILL PROBABLY BE HELD IN LANGDELL HALL
Six professors of the Law School will discuss the pros and cons of the Roosevelt court plan in a symposium on Friday night. The hectagonal debate is being held under the auspices of the Law School Union and is expected at this time to be held in the large court room of Langdell Hall.
The three professors who are speaking in favor of the President's proposal are Calvert Magruder, professor of law and vice-dean of the factulty of law, who specializes in torts and has been identified with the New Deal; Henry M. Hart, Jr. '26, assistant professor of legal history, who is an expert on federal jurisdiction and constitutional law; and Livingston Hall, assistant professor of law, who lectures on criminal law.
The three who will oppose the current plan for court reorganization are Sidney P. Simpson professor of law, who is recognized for his knowledge of equity; Edward M. Dodd, professor of law, on corporations; and George K. Gardner '11, professor of law, a lecturer on contracts and insurance.