Michigan Supreme Court Justice George C. Edwards discusses his family history, his father, his education at Southern Methodist University and Harvard, his early jobs, serving in the military, his involvement in the labor movement, and his appointment to the Probate Court bench. He also talks about various cases heard by the Michigan Supreme Court during his tenure, including Comstock versus General Motors, Scholle versus Hare, Baker versus Carr, West Versus Norther Tree. Edwards says that he eventually resigned from the Court to become Police Commissioner of Detroit and that he has always aspired to be a writer and is currently writing a book about his father. Edwards' wife Peg joins the interview in progress. First of two interviews of Justice Edwards.