A Lawyer Who Changed Hats: The Father of Gastronomy or the Story of a Judge and his Stomach.

Many lawyers have left the law for another career and/or gained fame as something other than being a lawyer. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826 Paris) did some of that. While he didn't leave the law and ultimately became a judge of the Court of Cassation  appointed for life by Napolean Bonoparte under the new post-Revolution rules, he... Continue Reading →

Lawya Art: Daumier’s People of Justice – Le Gens de Justice

  Kudos for the Miniature Lawyer's Library "Lawyer" an Artisan Handmade Miniature in 12th scale made by Mariangela Gagliardi of CosediunaltroMondo Doll'House and Miniatures in Milano, Italy. This particular library in miniature is created in an old typesetter drawer called "Bodoni" which was used to contain small letters used for printing. Precious gift for professional lawyers.  Handmade in a single piece,... Continue Reading →

You need the right lawyer when you are “Suspended Beneath the Blade of the Law”

Talking about three lawyers of the French Revolution today. Last year I read A Place of Greater Safety, Hilary Mantel's historical fiction novel written sometime in the 1970s when she was just 22 and published 1992. Definitely one of my favourite reads. Just before reading it I had read the first two books in Mantel's... Continue Reading →

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