~ gothic & menacing, Justitia means business as she stands vigil over the Supreme Court of Canada ~

Have you see the amazing bronze statue of Lady Justice – from the Latin Justitia (Iustitia) – at the entry way to the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottowa?
What you see is an amazing version, a steadfast Justitia standing vigil over the Court. She is gothic. She is dark. She is . . .… Read More ~ gothic & menacing, Justitia means business as she stands vigil over the Supreme Court of Canada ~

~ “may God have mercy on your soul” a criminal courtroom in late 19th century Australia (2) ~

      Update on this post of 3 February 2017 “May God have mercy on your soul” A criminal courtroom in the late 19th century. Um, still working on the mock trial dialogue. Legal fashion in Australia, especially the ‘powdered’ wig bit, was always a topic of curiousity when talking to my American attorney friends. They couldn’t… Read More ~ “may God have mercy on your soul” a criminal courtroom in late 19th century Australia (2) ~

Advocatrix

  Defence lawyers, prosecutors, 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, that defence lawyers speak truth to power. Zealous advocacy without regard to gender, race, ideology, economic situation… Read More Advocatrix