Under the sponsorship of the “American Liberty League”, James M. Beck lately lectured the Bar, by radio and by pamphlet, on “The Duty of the Lawyer in the Present Crisis”. His speech was an indiscriminating attack upon the legal advisers of this Administration, and the duty which he urged upon all lawyers was, “We must defeat the sappers and miners of the New Deal, who are insidiously undermining the very foundations of the Constitution”.
December 14, 1935
Address before the Buffalo Lawyers Club, Buffalo, NY, December 14, 1935, RHJP Box 32.
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