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tudents Stage Mock Trial
1 Contest for Law Award

Lawyers for the hypothetical
tate of G. successfully defended t
heir state's anti-trespass law, asa
applied in a sit-in case Wednes- d
day.
David J. Dykhouse, '62L, and p
Henry J. Price, '62L, presented a
heir case in a contest for the A
Henry M. Campbell Award of the
Law School's Case Club, arguinga
before a mock Supreme Court con- P
sisting of three federal judges andn
two law school members.A
They defended the state in as
tiypothetical case which began
when officials of a chain store inP
G. asked that Negro sit-in demon-
strators be arrested under a stateb
statute which makes it a mis-
demeanor to remain on privateC
property after being asked to leave
by the owner or lessee. The storej
had a policy to serve only whitef
customers.
Convict Demonstrators 1
The demonstrators were con-c
victed under the law. Appeal was
carried to the Supreme Court by
the defendants' attorneys.
Lynne A. Brouwer, '62L, and
David L. Bynum, '62L, argued thatf
Law Group
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Alters Tests
The law school admission test
has been expanded to include3
separate tests of writing ability7
and general background, the exe-
cutive committee of the National
Law School Admission Test Policy
Committee announced yesterday.'
"We are not certain what the
result will be, but certainly giving
these expanded tests will provide
us with ,a better basis for valid
study of qualified candidates for
the Law School," Admissions Of-
ficer of the Law School Prof. Roy
L. Steinheimer said.
Now required by 86 of the na-
tion's law schools, the admissions
tests have been broadened by the
addition of an 80-minute writing
ability test, designed to measure
the student's command of gram-
mar and diction, as well as his
ability to recognize unclear or ver-
bose writing.
The main purpose of the gen-
eral background test is to measure
the student's awareness of the in-
tellectual, and cultural context in
which the law functions.
Presently the law school ad-
mission test occupies a half-day
session; while the new test, slated
to begin in November, will occupy
a full day.

he state law denied equal pro-
ection of the law to the defen-
dants. G.'s action in arresting the
demonstrators for criminal tres-
pass constituted unlawful state
action in denial of the FourteenthV
Amendment guarantee.t
The attorneys for G. said the
action of the store was purelyo
private discrimination and henceL
not prohibited by the Fourteenthd
Amendment, which applies to
states.F
They were upheld, and the ap-r
peal denied.
Judges were: Chief Judge Wil-c
ber K. Miller of the District ofo
Columbia circuit court, presiding;
Chief Judge Theodore Levin and
Judge Thomas P. Thorton of the
United States district court for1
Eastern Michigan; Dean Allan
Smith of the Law School; and
Prof. Paul G. Kauper- of the Law
School, author of the hypothetical
case.
Yet To Rule!
The United States SupremeI
Court has yet to rule in any case
similar to yesterday's hypothetical
action.1
The Campbell competition in-
cludes monetary stipends for the
finalists, who are determined in
a set of eliminations.
The Case Club also announced
appointment of its senior judges.
Presently Law School juniors, they
will hear the practice cases car-
ried on by freshmen. They are:
Miss Brouwer, William Brukoff,
Bynum, Donald A. Davis, Dyk-
house, Philip Gray, Thomas Kee-
kin, Paul W. Jones, David Kroll,
JohnE.rMitchell, Francis Newton
Jr., Garo Partouan, Price, Lail
W. Schmidt, Oliver Seikel, Stuart
Shanor, Daniel H. Steidl, Bowen
Tucker and David Wise.
Science Fair
Starts Today
Junior and senior high school
students will exhibit their projects
at the Southeastern Michigan
Science Fair in Yost Fieldhouse
today through Sunday.
Students from Hillsdale, Jack-
son, Monroe, Lenawee and Wash-
tenaw counties will compete for
special prizes at the exhibit.
Saturday displays may be viewed
from 2 until 9:30 p.m. and Sunday
from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
Science encylopedias, books and
three . expenses-paid trips are
among the prizes being offered
for the top students in the event.

SGC Makes
Three New
Committees
By RALPH KAPLAN
Student Government Council
Wednesday night moved to es-
tablish student committees and
meetings to consider year-round
operation, the conference on the
University and proposed new stu-
dent housing.
All motions were sponsored by
Phillip Power, Sec. Power said the
motions were intended to "pro-
vide interested students with the
opportunity to voice their opinions
on important University decisions."
Set Meeting
The motion on year round oper-
ations mandated Council President
Richard Nohl, '62 BAd., to set up
a meeting between the year-round
integrated operation committee
and interested Council members
and students.
The year round integrated oper-
ation committee is a faculty group
appointed by the Regents at their
March meeting.
At the Regents May 15 meeting,
the committee will present its re-
commendations. Power said stu-
dents should consult with the
faculty committee before May 15
He noted that University ad-
ministrators had decided to build
housing units that were radically
different from either Mary Mark-
ley or South Quadrangle, the new-
est residence halls.
"It is important for students to
argue for the kind of residence
halls they want," he said.
Students To Serve
The motion on the Conference
on the University proposes that
three students serve on a com-
mittee of faculty, students and
administrators to implement plans
for the conference.
The proposed conference would
provide for discussion between stu-
dents, faculty and administrator
on the University's major policies
and decisions..
A nominating and interviewing
committee, composed of Power
Mary Wheeler, '61 and Counci
officers, will recommend thre
students at the next Council meet
ing.
Nohl announced that petitioning
for the three positions on th
steering committee are now ope
and are available at Council of
fices in the Student Activitie
Building. The petitions must b
returned by 8 p.m. Sunday.
Suggest Planning
Power said, that at the Marc
Regents meeting the Board ha
suggested that a working mode
for the conference should be plan
ned by the proper University agen
cies and submitted to the Re
gents.
The motion on new housin
units mandates the Council Pres
ident to set up a meeting betwee
the administration and intereste
Council members and students.
On the student housing motion
Power said, "The planning o
future residence halls is of majo
interest to students, and student
should be given a chance to ex
press their views on what th
most desirable type of residenc
hall living would be."

ITALIAN CENTENNIAL:
Hopkins Professor
Asks 'Why Dante'

By MICHAEL HARRAH
"You can never have my world,
except by coming back to it; and
if you try to make my world over
into your world, then by that very
act you will lose my world."
So Dante would have said had

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wanted to hark back to the time
of Eden.
Not Renaissance
"Thus the Renaissance was not
a renaissance at all," he said. "It
was only a revolution against the
very image of man that Dante

he known our study of his works,
Prof. Charles Singleton of the
humanist studies department at
Johns Hopkins University observ-
ed in his remarks "Why Dante"
as a part of the Italian Unification
Centennial here yesterday.
Prof. Singleton said that to an-
swer "Why Dante" one must first
answer "How Dante." "We use
a method of the Renaissance. We
will go back to Dante by going
behind the Renaissance, just as
Machiavelli and others in the
Renaissance wanted to go back to
the pagan ancients by going be-
hind Dante and the Middle Ages.
Dark Ages Become Light
"To them the period between
the fall of Rome and their own
was the Dark Ages. However were
we to present this concept to
Dante he would see himself not
in a dark age but in a period of
light. The dark age for Dante
would have been that time be-
tween the fall of man and the
salvation through the birth of
Christ."
Prof. Singleton said that there
was a conflict in distinguishing
between which periods could be
considered light and which dark.
Machiavelli saw Dante's Middle
Ages as dark and wanted to step
around them, going back to the
regal robes and pagan practices
of the ancients.
Dante however deplored the an-
cients and much before them and
YR's Set Trip
To Convention

Greenberg
Cites Topics
For Panhel
Outgoing Panhellenic Associa-
tion President Barbara Greenberg,
'61, told sorority presidents yes-
terday that the foremost. question
facing Panhel next year is the
elimination of bias which will
come about with education of all
the members of each house.
Miss Greenberg recommended
several topics for future consid-
eration. She thinks houses ought
to discuss the differing needs of
members in various classes.
Discussions on how all houses
can best fulfill their potential and
consideration of the value of
house social functions are also in
order, she said.
Miss Greenberg introduced the
new Panhel President, Susan Stil-
lerman, '62, who was elected be-
fore spring vacation. She will be
installed at League Installation
Night Monday, at which time the
other Panhel officers will be an-
nounced.I
Delegates were informed of the
fraternity and sorority presidents'
banquet to be held May 2. At this
banquet an outstanding sorority
and fraternity member will be an-
nounced.
Each house may nominate a can-
date who must have an overall
average of at least 3.5, six or more
semesters and a record of out-
standing service to either the affil-
iate system or the University. In
addition, the nominee should be
an outstanding leader.
Joint Judiciary
Opens Petitioning
Petitioning is now open for the
five yearly terms on Joint Judi-
ciary Council for 1961-62, Chair-
man Charles Gesner, '61E, said
yesterday. The petitions are avail-
able in the Dean of Men's office.

TONITE 8:30 P.M.
A.A. HIGH AUDITORIUM
Box Office Opens at 7:00 I.M.
Doors Open at 7:30 P.M.
Newman Club
CommuionBreakfas
Speaker:
FR. CLEMENT KERN, spokesman
for the Bishop's Commission
on Human Relations
" Catholices and, Prejudice"

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PROF. SINGLETON
... discusses Dante

created and a return to things
secular."
He posed the question then
"Why Dante?" Do we wish his
world to be born again in our
time? No. We want only the pos-
sibility of the great experience
that such a work as "The Divine
Comedy" has to offer.
"Dante would have said that
we cannot have his world but only
the vision of it. This ran contrary
to the thoughts of the Renais-
sance. Machiavelli truly wanted to
re-establish the society of the
ancients in his day.

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Sunday, April 16
10:30 (after 9:30 Mass)

TON ITE

i Five members of the Young
e Republican Club will attend the
Midwest Federation of College
Republican Clubs Convention in
g Saint Paul, Minnesota, today and
e tomorrow.
n The MFCRC is made up of col-
lege and university YR clubs from
s 12 midwestern states. It holds an-
e nual conventions to adopt plat-
forms and elect officers to co-
ordinate YR yearly activities.
h Those attending from the Uni-
d versity will be Dolores Klumpp,
1 '61, Josephine McKenna, '61, Steve
- Stockmeyer, '63, Charles Tappan,
- '62 and Phyllis Young, '64.
- Governors Elmer Andersen of
Minnesota and Donald Nutter of
g Montana will deliver keynote
- speeches. The Michigan delegates
n are pledged to support Peter Mc-
4 Pherson of Michigan State Uni-
versity, a member of the liberal
n, wing of the federation, for the
f post of chairman.
r Last year there was a battle over
s the post between the liberal and
- conservative factions of the fed-
e eration with the University dele-
e gates supporting the liberal can-
didate.
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STUDENTS IN CHILE:
ISC Sponsors Work Camp
To Rebuild Welfare Center

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Students from all parts of the
W e s t e r n hemisphere arrived'
March 15 in Andealien, Chile, near
Concepcion, to work for approx-
imately 30 days rebuilding a com-
munity welfare center demolished
by an earthquake in May, 1960.
The work camp is sponsored by
the International Student Confer-
ence, a meeting of national stu-
dent groups from 73 countries, in-
Organization_
Notices
Any student organization wishing
to calendar an event(s) for the school
year 1961-62 may send or bring their
requests (indicate the nature of the
event and your choices for dates for
the event) to the Calendaring Com-
mittee of Student Government Council
in the Student Activities Building. The
deadline for requests for calendaring is
April 24, 1961.
* * *
Baha'i Student Group, Meeting, Dis-
cussion: "The Great Figures of the
Baha'i Faith," April 14, 8 p.m., 2029
Ferdon Rd. Everyone welcome.
Congregational-Disciples E & R Stu-
det Guild, Luncheon Discussion: "Peace
Walk," Dick James, April 14, 12 Noon,
524 Thompson.
s s s
Democratic Socialist Club, "The Beat
Generation, Existentialism, & The An-
gry Young Men," April 15, 2 p.m.,
Union, Rm. 3C.
Lutheran Student Assoc., Discussion
Meeting, April 14, 8 p.m., Hill St. at. S.
Forest Ave. Leader: R1ev. D. Hetzler,
Central Secr., Division of College &
Univ. Work of the Nat'l Lutheran Coun-
cil.
* Newman Club, Dance "Joe's in the
Orient," April 14, 8:30 p.m.; Communion
Breakfast-Fr. Kern of the Bishop's
Commission on Human Relations, April
16, After 9:30 Mass; 331 Thompson.
* * *
Women's Senate, Last Meeting, In-
stallation of New Officers, Refresh-
ments, April 18, 4:15 p.m., League.

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cluding the United States. The
Chilean work camp was original-
ly proposed by the National Fed-
eration of Canadian University
Students.
The Chilean National Union of
Students and the students of Con-
cepcion University are also coop-
erating in the organization of the
project.
Two students from the United
States, selected by 'the United
States National Student Associa-
tion and the American National
Union of Students, are participat-
ing, as well as six student techni-
cians from Asia, Africa, and Eu-
rope.
Funds for the work camp have
been provided by Concepcion Uni-
versity, the Chilean National Un-
ion of Students, and the adminis-
trative arm of ISC. The Chilear
camp is the second ISC camp, the
first to be held in Latin America.
According to ISC spokesmen,
the camp will "contribute to the
stimulation of cooperation between
the students of Latin America and
those of Canada and the United
States, who, for the first time
meet in a joint and positive ef-
fort for the benefit of the com.
mun1 flitv"

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