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Book Review


Annual Survey of American Law 57 Yale Law Journal 1449, 1948


1946 Annual Survey of American Law. By New York University School of Law. Washington Square East, New York, 1947. Pp. xciv, 1947. Dean, now Judge Arthur T. Vanderbilt, and his colleagues of the New York University School of Law, have again placed the legal profession under great obligations. The 1946 Survey of American Law, an immense upon many specialists to make up the volume. It is appropriately dedicated to the men primarily responsible for the Reorganization Act of August 1946. Though this is not meant as a criticism, in his preface Dean Vanderbilt might have called attention to the fact that the Federal Tort Claims Bill, more revolutionary in many respects than the other parts of the Reorganization Act, was included.

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Reorganization Act of August 1946, Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Federal Tort Claims Bill