Advocatrix Diaboli

  Defence lawyers, prosecution lawyers, bewigged and bewildered using their legal minds to wage justice in the sometimes tyrannical world of truth and power in the criminal courts. It's in the long, sometimes 'bloody' battles of the court room, with zealous advocacy, that defence lawyers speak truth to power. Zealous advocacy without regard to gender,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Justitia des Avocats

Lady Justice and the Ordre des Avocats Justice is Blind Lady Justice Justitia at night, City Hall, Antwerp, Belium. Justicia at City Hall, Antwerp, Belgium, The City Hall of Antwerp, Belgium, stands on the western side of Antwerp's Grote Markt (Great Market Square). Erected between 1561 and 1565 after designs made by Cornelis Floris de Vriendt and... 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 →

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