In Court with John Cleese, the Monty Python team & Cardinal Richelieu… Read More ~ court scene with the Monty Python team ~
Vintage Klumpe judge or lawyer dolls (Spain) with scales of justice, law book & brief case.… Read More ~ more vintage lawyers in Klumpe dolls ~
When you have spent a lot of time working in the Magistrates Courts in South Australia, you routinely see ‘business’ underway like that recently described by Helen Garner. There is nothing like the rhythm of life that is the Magistrates Courts …
Melville Weston Fuller the Chief Justice 1908 (US Supreme Court) It’s the most learned gentlemen of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fuller Court (Chief Justice Melville Fuller) of the 1890s-1910 era. It was also the Plessy v Ferguson Court that created the legal doctrine of “separate but equal” which institutionalized segregation in… Read More ~ court dress for tall courts: new robes for Australia’s high court judges ~
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.