Most of the story is a courtroom trial. Prof Simon Ninheimer was against Robot EZ-27's employment by his university from the very beginning; the idea that a new type of robot can take over routine intellectual tasks like proofreading was totally unpalatable. So he set out to destroy the reputation of US Robots, its makers, by an unusual court case...
- Groff Conklin (ed)'s "Six Great Short Science Fiction Novels".
Fact sheet.First published: Galaxy, December 1957.
Related: Stories of Isaac Asimov.