It was the 1970s. I was a law student at Adelaide University Law School and High Court Justice Lionel Murphy was ahead of his time. His passionate dissent in McInnis v R (1979), a High Court case about the right to a fair trial in Australia, remains imprinted in my mind. Justice Murphy upheld Mr.… Read More Obiter: The Accused, The Rule of Law and Justice Lionel Murphy in Dissent
Still on the topic of creative handmade art work I share this miniature Judge or Barristers Chambers in a wooden shadow box. Tools of the trade in the box include things like the black robe or gown, the white jabot/bands, the wig, a shelf with hangers, law books and a plant, the diploma… Read More Artisanal Miniature Creation: Judge or Barristers Chambers
Enjoying this miniature artisan creation, a tiny miniature doll, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., stands at just 4 1/2″ tall (11.4cms): Historical Doll (miniature): Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the USA from 1902 to… Read More Artisanal Miniature Creation: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.