We have heard much discussion about the declining of prestige of the bar, and about the proper place of the lawyer in the leadership of his community, state, and nation. But there can be no denial that it is the duty of the lawyers to lead in affairs affecting the courts of the land. The lawyer is peculiarly qualified to judge their work and to deal out criticism where it is due- and to do it with fairness.
December 10, 1939
23 J. Am. Jud. Soc’y 60 (1939) (address before the American Judicature Society, Washington, D.C., May 10, 1939).
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