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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

C36

PROCLAMATION 3330—DEC. 31, 1959

of America the one hundred and eightyfourth. DwiGHT D. EISENHOWER

By the President: DOUGLAS DILLON,

Acting Secretary of State. LAW DAY, 1960 December 31, 1959 [No. 3330]

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation WHEREAS one of the greatest heritages of American citizenship is a government of law before which all men stand as equals, and the dedication of our people to freedom under law has made possible the remarkable growth and development of our society in all its aspects; and WHEREAS respect for justice under law is vital and abiding only when its roots are grounded in our many traditions of religion, ethics, and philosophy with their common teaching concerning law as the foundation of our social order; and WHEREAS the widest possible understanding of these basic truths will contribute to the Nation's moral and spiritual strength, and a reaffirmation of faith in the rule of law in the daily lives of all Americans will serve to demonstrate to the peoples of the world that this Nation seeks only fairness and justice in its relations with other nations; and WHEREAS the observance of Law Day is designed to foster this deeper respect for law and an awareness of its essential place in American life, as well as to encourage the efforts now being made to bring about an extension of law as an instrument of world peace and orderly progress in all international relationships for the future benefit of mankind: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. President of the United

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