~ court dress for tall courts: new robes for Australia’s high court judges ~

Melville Weston Fuller the Chief Justice 1908 (US Supreme Court) It’s the most learned gentlemen of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fuller Court (Chief Justice Melville Fuller) of the 1890s-1910 era. It was also the Plessy v Ferguson Court that created the legal doctrine of “separate but equal” which institutionalized segregation in… Read More ~ court dress for tall courts: new robes for Australia’s high court judges ~

Arguments For and Against Women Becoming Lawyers . . . 1930s

  CAN WOMEN BECOME LAWYERS? For or Against – Two confreres clash. Their arguments date back to 1930s France   ‘Against‘ is arrogant and demeaning of women. Takes a swipe at Magistrates/Judges too. “For” is a general response in favour of women as lawyers, perhaps deficient in not replying more specifically,  point by point, to the arguments… Read More Arguments For and Against Women Becoming Lawyers . . . 1930s