Lawya Art: Robert Dickerson

Legal Legal Eagles   ROBERT DICKERSON (born 1924) Two Barristers Conversing at a Table offset lithograph ed. 11/500 signed lower right: R. Dickerson 32.5 x 27.5cm   Barristers' Meeting   Dickerson Art   ROBERT DICKERSON (1924-2015) Three Lawyers pastel signed lower right 19 x 28.5cm ROBERT DICKERSON (born 1924) A Barrister and his Client offset lithograph ed. 11/500... Continue Reading →

Barristerial shiny green frogs in powdered wigs!

  Bewigged. Frog Barrister. Shiny and green including slimy green barristerial fingers! Handsome, confident and ready. Perhaps even smug. Could it be Captain Cook? George Washington or a smug Robespierre? Definitely not Rumpole of the Bailey. Definitely the Captain Cook look!     Heavy lidded, big jowled, bulging belly.  Barristerial green frog in cravat (jabot) and powdered wig. More Horace Rumpolean, perhaps,... Continue Reading →

Ethics and representing the less popular

  'If you represent the less popular in society you transgress a moral law'.  Was saddened to hear the campaigning Mr. Trump make a statement to this effect in 2016 while attacking lawyers for defending persons charged with crimes. The National Association of Criminal Defense lawyers (USA) 'strongly condemns attacks by any party or candidate directed at... Continue Reading →

Modifying the Horsehair Wig?

Sharing today from Legal Cheek .... Horsehair extensions and evening wear-style gowns yet to materialise. 1920s Cartoon Predicts that first Women Barristers would hilariously Modify their Wigs A cartoon dating back the 1920s has surfaced on Twitter that ridicules the idea of female barristers, suggesting that they would modify their wigs and gowns to keep up with... Continue Reading →

Lawya Art: Scripted Entertainment in the Courtroom

Broadchurch love. Nice to see great entertainment in the compelling crime/legal mystery drama Broadchurch as it returns to ABC TV tonight. Of course, when you're in the legal business, you might wince about the court room scenes and how accurate they are in the show or any legal/crime drama series for that matter. I'm Australian and practice here.... Continue Reading →

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