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THE DAILY TAR HEEL
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 15 1753
Foushee's Bill Provides
Balance In Court System
Rnei I'iminIicc's introduced
to the legislature I 'hur.sd.iy nilit
pHii(Us the lin.it hi ie l in the wall
ol student judii.n ieiions now
leitr. (oiisideted lot the campus.
To 1 iT v explain his bill and why
it is iniMitant to the campus wc
-vn ill attempt to explain here the
tn i t nt conn sNstem ami how that
sNstiiii would le thanked il tlie
jirojxisals now pending are ellect
cd to ieolutiouie the juditiaty
'ol(nin is an outline of the
existing sstem, pointing out areas
in which the sexeral courts now
have jui isdii tinn:
I. Student ('ouinil.
A. Men's Campus ("ode Viola
II. Case ol Constitutionality.
C. Casts imolvin elections
I i. Mi n's I lonor" Couiu il
A. Men's Honor Code. nioIj
lions , -
III. Women's llouoi Council
A. Women's T lonor Code vi
olations 1. Wome n's ; Campus Code
C. House Council case appeals
IV. Si udc nt-li ultv Council
A. Appelate mint lor all the
Now we will desiiihe the pto
posed revised cottt system if the
student ImhIn elects to amend the
jtiiliei.nv as it is now constituted:
1 I loiioi Count il
A. I.oilr men's and women's
llouoi (ode- xiolatiotis
II. Women's ("ouik il
A. Women's Campus Code
ii l.it ii me
1. Stial i die- Niol.uions p.s,-
ed on horn House Coviu-
. Mi n's C otiiu
. Mii s C.imovis C.o(i- siol.v
I l IS
IV. Mudeiil -I'.u iiIin Count il
A. Appelate eoiut for a! the
( )i hei s
( Note: Aiin c Ice lion on an
aineiidnieiit .iiiiImu iiir.; levi'ion
ol the toinis sNstein would not af
htt the Student T.n ultx Coimi il.
Il would exist . iiudei the pioposed
vii iii jiisi .is it is now dtawii )
We i low ome to a iouith In am Ii
.i I it iuditiaiN. tiiiieiitlN ptopot
ed. hi(li would heai eases ol con.
si it ut ioii.ilitN and those- itiNohin.;
elections l.iws n iolat ions. 'litis
toiiit would he e oinjMised ol thtcc
memheis eat h fiom the new .Men's
Council and the new Women's
Such a court would ive to wom
en students an ecpial Noice in stu-(
dent government, of which they
ate now deprived. Under the cur
rent system, the Student Council,
with one coed member and the
rest men. ac ts on cases of constitu
tionality and elections laws viola
tions. Under the proposed plan the
court which handled those cases
would be constituted eejually by
men and women. t
The importance of Foushee's bill
is that it provides a parallel court
lor men in disposition of cases
which, under the proposed system,
would come before the Women's
Council for women exclusively.
Lxplained differently, the new
plan provides for a Women's Coun
cil which would hear Women's
Campus Code violations. Foushee's
bill sets up a court to provide for
men's Campus ('ode violations,
thus j;ivin;jf mii a parallel court.
Approval of this bill is the only
means to provide a systematic jud
iciary in which eepial courts are
provided for both nun and women
alike. Its rejection would throw
the piojxjseel judiciary completely
out of balance.
As was pointed out at the legis
lature meeting Thursday nii;!it.
there can be no tevision in the
judiciary setup without first
amending the constitution. This
would demand a majority Note ol
approval by students participating
in a campus-wide election.
Olniouslv. the amendment can
not be called lor until the sNstem
lor whith it proN ides has been
drawn up and aucd upon by the
U-islatuie. The amendment would
only pioNidc tor the change in
name and jui isdict ion of the new
courts, and would not be eoiuein
iil with wh.ilesii m.uliiiHis the
Jt-isl.iluic iniit set 1 1 1 to ctjuip
the courts for jicrfoi malice of their
jebs once t lie y were established.
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stn, Gail Godwin.
NEWS STAFF Davis Young, ITingle
Pipkin. Sarah Adams. Marion Hays.
Parker Maddrey. Charlie Sloan, Ed
Rowland. Eddie Goodman, Wcstbrook
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ridge, Ruth Whitley. Ben Taylor.
SPORTS STAFF'; Rusty Hammond, Elli
ott Cooper, Mac Mahaffy, Jim Purks,
PHOTOGRAPHERS Norman Kwtor,
They Asked Him
Ii Hc-maid Sthw.nt. Ollstttl .Is
its counsel In the- House subtoiu
iiiittee iiiNe-sti.itin the- FCC and
otliel .4elii ies and then subpocn.i
cd to test i t uutlei o.tth, spoke
plainK and to the- point. II the
iiujoritv ol tlie sulu omiuit tt c.
which some ili.ne is 1 1 i 1 1 to de
liNer a whitewash lather than tine
lindins. hoped bv putting Dr.
Se liwai t "on the rack" to tow him
into evasions or tctrat lions, theii
strategy bat kliietl.
l ctleial Coiiununic ations (lotn
inissioner Riehaiti A. M.uk 'atk
nowlecl'ed." vvlun pinned down,
saitl Dr. Sehwart. that he reeeiNed
se-Ncral thousand dollars honi an
nttoinc-N lor the linn to width Mack
alteiward Notetl to award a Miami
TV channel. He identilietl tlie at
torney as T. A. Whiteside. Miami
Iricud l Mr. Matk- He pioduted
c hec ks.
Dr. Sthwait cNen appcare-d at
the open hearing against his will,
lie didn't want to mention too
main names, fearing to injure in
nocent persons: but the ceuinnittee
asked hint lor the lacts and it j;ot
What . now. has Mr. Matk to
say? What has Mr. Whiteside to
s;in? What has National Ail lines.
Nvliith :ot the TV channel when
the FCC on en tiled its own lield
examiner, to sin?
And what is the House subcom
mittee oin; to do about it? The
The Price Of Tags
North Carolina motorists, the
papers said today, will have until
midnight Monday to put new -,S
tas on their automobiles.
Most motorists, that is there
aie a lot tiht here on campus nvIio,
for all that, won't need license tas
until June Thev ran buy them
But that's the price you have to
pay for being a freshman, or just
a dumb sophomore !
Tuesday 7 a.m. The air is filled
with suspense. You have just risen
and yet 'even in your present
condition, you will know that this
is no ordinary day. j , ; ;
There is a buzz from the shower
and you hurry down to see what
lias happened. What do you find?
You find a cluster of Students
gathered around the morning edi
tion of the Daily Tar Heel'.
There on the front page is what ,
you have been looking for in high
expectation. In the upper right
hand corner you see it Tuesday's
lead story. It is not written as you
normally see a lead, but is en
closed in a box. Fifteen names
arc in this box and you eagerly
pick up your copy and scan the
You read down in a rapid man
ner, trying to consume as much
as you can in as quick a time as
possible. You can hardly believe
the array of names. There are
two senators, a Nobel Prize win
ning scientist, a famous college
president, two great newspaper
men, several reknowned profes-'
sors. several leading labor figures,
a few clergymen' and a diplomat or
Yes. student of Carolina, this is
it. It is the official list of speakers
who will appear during the week
of March 16-23, under the auspices
of tlie Carolina Symposium on
Hut. this is only the start. There
will be others not already refer
red to. You will not only be ex
posed to their ideas and philoso
phies at tlie regularly soladuled
lt'ttuies. but will also have an op
portunity to hear them and others
in classroom seminars and lec
tures. It titesii't stop here either.
Fraternities, sororities. tlorms
and otiier campus organizations
will be sponsoring receptions and
banquets. State and local papers
will be carrying the main parts
of the speeches for you. u" you
miss a lecture.
fcvery effort will and alreatly
lias been marie to insure you of
the most educational week of your
stay here at Carolina. You will
be exposed to more "raw culture"
during this seven day period than
Those men who have been
selected to come to Carolina are
well fitted for the task confronting
them in discussing a problem of
the broadness of "survival." They
are leaders in their respective
fields and will rank highly, when
the historians dissect our present
With y.-tive participation and
regular attendance at Symposium
atuurs. you should profit great
ly. Willi normal interest, you will
consider this week, just another
Kevp in mii tl the purpose of
the Symposium; "to bring to
gether . . . outstanding minds
speaking in open forum on critical
problems of our times." Watch
for the Tuesday edition and you
won't be disappointed.
"Rest Assure We 11 Proceed Full Speed Ahead ' j
VIEW FROM THE HILL
Judicial Revision The Good
By CURTIS GANS
The Student Legislature left
tlie student body a salvage job
with regard to the current bill
for reorganizing the present cam
pus court system.
Acting wisely, against inane
objection from the members of
the two Honor Councils, the Leg
islature passed article two of the
current bill calling for a mixed
However, many people ' lost
their heads on Thursday night
and ended up with a bill; that
because article two calls for a
constitutional amendment, is at
the present tim? unconstitution
al. What is left to do is to re
consider the current bill and
hold it under consideration until
the campus votes on the amend
ment unifying the two councils
and setting up a new foundation
for the Student Council, as well
as setting up a court to recon
cile legislation with the constitu
tion. There is another alternative.
This is to throw the current
away, and make a new one while
the council amendment is being
passed by the Student Body.
The second choice would be
unwise, for there are two great
cins mad? bv the nroset bill.
The trial-bv-iurv provision, what
ever its current legal encum
brances, is still a step in the di
r'otion of bavin? a eour that
will perform its true function
that of protecting the innocent.
The second great gain that is
made by the current bill is the
setting up of a unified honor
council, thus insuring that in
any one year, there will be but
one interpretation of the law as
it stands. This goes a long way
to protecting the right to a fair
To those who are still opposed
to tlie single eonrt. it should be
noted that the Honor Code reads
that any individual regardless o?
sex pledges not to lie cheat or ;
steal. Honor is an individual
matter, not a matter that is di
vided between the sexes . .
Perhaps the most absurd
argument offered against the
mixed court is that someone
"might be unwilling to talk be
fore it" or that someone, would
lie to it. The latter objection
seems absurd since the lar.
would be committing perjury
and should be in line for the
next Honor Court. In the case
of those who might be "unwill
ing to talk." it stands to reason
that this argument is absured.
Anything that would benefit the
aceusd would surely be brought
out. Anvthing that "ould act to
th" let,"i'iinnt of the accused
vmild eith""- bo covered hv the
Fifth Amendment or bv a legal
term called contempt of court.
To thos who are still r?lue
tant to change, it should be
pointed out that in many of the
most respected coed colleges in
the United States, the system of
a single court to cover both
sexes obtains and is deemed a
success. Just as is the case with
the system now at UXC there
are some complaints, but these
are in the rninoritj'.
There are some who argue that
there may; be some exception to
the efficacy, of the proposed sys
tem, but there are more excep
tions to the efficacy "of the pre
sent system. -A judicial system
is not built for the exceptions.
It is built to provide the maxi
mum justice, and works ou jcith
in its framework a way c . handl
ing the exceptions. This amend
ment which shall shortly be pro
posed to the student body will,
in the words of Gary Greer, a
legislature representative, pro
vide for "the greatest degree of
justice." This is what , is sought.
Thus, for reasons of providing
a monolithic standard of justice,
of getting the maxitrrum justice
possible, of making honor a mat
ter of individual concern rather
than a sexual concern, of having
ben tried and proven good in
o'hr universities around the
erunrv. wh'l" the svstem hre
has been proved weak, and for
reasons that the objections to
it are asinine, this amendment
must be adopted.
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TO TKg KONOMY
Graham Memorial has a problem, of sorts. It's not
really a very important problem, and there's a sim
ple solution to it. All it takes to solve this problem
is to post a little notice on the bulletin board in the
front hall of the building. But the Director, and
several other people whose opinions bear on the
situation, are a little reluctant to post that notice.
Jt may have to be posted, nonetheless.
If it is put up, it will prpttably read something
like this: Since Graham Memorial is run for the
benefit of the Student Body of this University and
is supported by student fees and the State Legisla
ture for that sole purpose, it must be the policy of
this building that no one except students, their
guests, and visitors to the University may avail
themselves of the facilities of Graham Memorial.
The problem that would prompt such an ultima
tum? High-school students. But, you ask in all in
nocence, what have high school students got to do
with Graham Memorial? How do they constitute a
problem? (You ask this question only because at
least half of you don't even have the foggiest notion
where Graham Memorial is, let alone what goes on
inside the building.) Well, it's this way. High school
students are getting into the(habit of coming to GM
after , they get out of school, and playing cards,
watching TV, yakking it up, and what have you.
Several college students hive lodged complaints
with the information office, to the effect that they
can't watch TV in peace, that all the card tables
are taken up by kids, etc., etc., etc. You get the
There has been similar difficulty in the past. In
fact, it finally got so bad that Graham Memorial
had to restrict the activity of the high-school crowd
to the ground floor of the building. Now it appears
that further steps may have to be taken, since
they're starting to interfere with the leisure-time
activities of the college students for whom tlu
Now don't you all go running down to GM, ex
pecting to see the place bursting at the seams with
high school kids, or teen age hoods terrorizing the
college students. That's not quite the situation.
But there is a situation. It's a situation that re
quires that something be done about it. What's
the answer? Throw all the high school students out
of GM? That will solve the problem for Graham
Memorial, and that's the important thing for the
policy-makers of the Student Union to consider.
So, I guess, maybe that's the thing thatVill have
to happen. But where does that leave the kids? In
the street, dear reader, in the street. And what
does a young'un do when all other sources of en
tertainment are closed to him? He turns to what
might, in this day and age, be called do-it-yourself-recreation.
Wanna know more about some of the
types of do-it-yoursclf-recreation? Pick up any
newspaper, and tcok at the front page. looNt for the
words New York City, and then read the story in
which they appear. Stealing, vandalism, gang fights,
muggings, rape, and murder? You name it, they
-. And you know what? If this sleepy little town
doesn't wake up pronte, it's going to get jarred out
of its peaceful, deceptive slumber to find out that
Chapel Hill has got it, too! Contrary to popular
opinion, our little village is not a germ-free culture,
sterilized against all the social diseases that infect
the outside world. Everybody thinking that's the
case still won't make it so. There is a problem, and
it must be answered.
So. What's the answer? Unfortunately, the first
answer is to convince anybody that an answer is
even needed. Of the six people who read this far
in the column, at least three will dismiss the whole
thing as a pipedream. The first answer, then, is to
face up to real'y.
I have hearif it suggested that a solution to Im
possibility of delinquency? by our youngsters woul 1
be a curfew. The proposed hours of this curfev.
vary, but the ideaj is basic: after a certain hour ai
night, anyone under a certain age who, was still on
the streets would be picked up by th$ police and
required to give reason for being out a'fter the cur
few. Some people say the deadline should be nk'
night. Others say eleven o'clock, or ten o'clock j or
even nine o'clock. Why not just pass a law requir
ing a high school student to go directly llome afUr
school? I don't think a curfew is the answer. It
doesn't get at the source of the problem.
The proposed Recreation Center is a little more
like it. At least it will give the kids sonfewhere t
go and work off some supervised steam. But Recre
ation Centers cost money. And trying l&. separate
people from their money is not exactly tie easiest
task in the world. To get anything like a go:-
center, the people building it need at least S50.000
So far the residents of Chapel Hill and environs
have pledged S30.000. Ground is going to broken
in the spring on the basis of these pledges, and
building is going to start, but they're still shy at
They're still shy at least $20,000 because, ap
parently, not enough people realize what an invest
ment now will mean in the future, in terms of pre
vention. - -
So, just sit there, Chapel Hill. Sit there smug and
content in the knowledge that we don't have tc
worry about our kids. Just keep telling yourself
that Chapel Hill doesn't even know the meaning
of juvenile delinquency. And you'll be right, too.
Chapel Hill doesn't know the meaning of juvenile
delinquency. But Chapel Hill is apt to find out,
regardless of the rather inane yammerings of a
recent author. 1 '
When you ask a teen ager where he went, and
he says, "out," it might not be a bad idea to find
out where "out" is. And when you ask him what
he did, and he says, "nothing," you might ask hirn
what he means by "nothing." The answers might
just shake you up. But I doubt it.