Critical survey of the American judicial system from the small city courts up through the state system. And what a wallop to the system, pointing out the impossibility of expecting justice with filthy courtrooms, sordid surroundings, no dignity of background or of personnel, incapacity -- if not worse -- of officials, etc. Outlines reform platform. Facts drawn from statistics brought to light in various investigations, notably the Seabury one. A book for civic-minded readers -- women's clubs -- etc.