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UNITED STATES REPORTS
THE SUPREME COURT
OCTOBER TERM, 1953
FEBRUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 7, 1954
(END OF TERM)
WASHINGTON : 1964
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office,
Washington 26, D. C.
DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.
EARL WARREN, CHIEF JUSTICE."
HERBERT BROWNELL, JR., ATTORNEY GENERAL.
*Notes on p. iv.
1 MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WARREN served under a recess appointment from October 5, 1953 until March 2, 1954. (See 346 U. S. IV, VII.) His nomination was sent to the Senate by President Eisenhower on January 11, 1954; the nomination was confirmed on March 1, 1954; and a new commission was issued to him under date of March 2, 1954. See post, p. VII.
2 Mr. Simon E. Sobeloff, of . Maryland, was nominated to be Solicitor General by President Eisenhower on January 22, 1954; the nomination was confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1954; he was commissioned on February 10, 1954; and he took the oath and entered on duty on February 25, 1954. During the vacancy which had existed since the resignation of Solicitor General Cummings effective March 1, 1953 (see 344 U. S. iv, n. 3), the duties of the office of Solicitor General were performed by Mr. Robert L. Stern, First Assistant to the Solicitor General, who signed government briefs and appeared as “Acting Solicitor General.”
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES.
It is ordered that the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this Court among the circuits, pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, section 42, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz:
For the District of Columbia Circuit, EARL WARREN, Chief Justice.
For the First Circuit, FELIX FRANKFURTER, Associate Justice.
For the Second Circuit, ROBERT H. JACKSON, Associate Justice.*
For the Third Circuit, HAROLD H. BURTON, Associate Justice.
For the Fourth Circuit, EARL WARREN, Chief Justice. For the Fifth Circuit, Hugo L. BLACK, Associate Justice. For the Sixth Circuit, STANLEY REED, Associate Justice.
For the Seventh Circuit, SHERMAN MINTON, Associate Justice.
For the Eighth Circuit, Tom C. CLARK, Associate Justice.
For the Ninth Circuit, WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, Associate Justice.
For the Tenth Circuit, Tom C. CLARK, Associate Justice. October 12, 1953.
(For next previous allotment, see 345 U. S. p. iv.)
*By order of April 26, 1954, the Court temporarily assigned MR. JUSTICE REED to the Second Circuit. See post, p. 950.