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29 Notre Dame L. 157 (1953-1954)


A free and independent legislature is the hallmark of democracy. The power of investigation is essential to proper discharge of responsibilities, but that the investigative power has been abused' and that it is the obligation of the bar to find an answer to the resulting problem. The surrender of principle is the death of Justice and, without Justice, there is chaos, and total disregard of the dignity and destiny of man. One aspect of the challenge the legal profession confronts today is how to assure due process of law for witnesses in legislative investigations without unduly hampering legislative functions. The problem demands hard thinking by all who love and serve the Law.



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