One of the most important cases before the courts was decided by the Circuit Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia on June 4--a case involving asserted absolute discretion in a government official to determine the right to second-class mail privileges, and thereby, indirectly, to censor the press. The background facts of the case are essential to appreciation of its importance.
John B. Waite,
FREEDOM OF THE PRESS-ADMINISTRATIVE CENSORSHIP-THE "ESQUIRE" DECISION,
Mich. L. Rev.
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