Time, Gentleman, for a Change? Some previous posts on the historical absence of women in the legal profession here, here and here
Prima facial evidence! Images from the annual Westminster Abbey service (2015) to mark the new legal year.
Love the rich and simple naivety inherent in these fun artworks and caricatures by Michel Sauve of Canada. Picked out a few legal/justice themed pieces reflecting the two themes: law and hockey. The Catch Michel Sauve: A caricaturist or a naive painter, this is a question often answered. Michel Sauvé leaves no one indifferent. His art is sometimes… Read More ~ lawya art: peintre michel sauvé ~
If, like me, you’re an ailurophile, you’ll enjoy ‘Glogirly, tails of two funny cats and their girl‘, a blog about cats and so, so much more! I mean it. Much more. OK, so you’re wondering why Lily the Judge, fully robed in her black gown, jabot and full bottomed wig, is a dog and… Read More “Here Comes Da Judge”
At first blush one might think it was a flock of sheep but, no, just the gathering of 2015 Silks or Queens Counsel (QC) in full bottomed wigs at the Silk Ceremony. The judicious full-bottomed powdered wig perfectly suited to a woolly sheep judge. Chuckled when my Australian friend, Cindy, who lives in Minnesota, USA, judiciously observed… Read More Barristerial sheep, woolly judges in powdered wigs!
Found this vintage photograph in an antique store in Tanunda here in the Barossa. A judge in full bottomed wig. His legal attire looks like it is for a more formal/ceremonial occasion. Notice that he wears a lace jabot or richly laced cravat type neck wear with up turned collar; the gown or robe looks… Read More Judge in Full Bottomed Wig. The Missing Judge?