~ today 21 January 1793 Louis XVI was executed. Indeed, you need the right Llawyer when you are “suspended beneath the blade of the law” ~

  On this day in 1793, Louis XVI was beheaded, guillotined. We never really hear about Louis’ trial let alone his lawyers. Who were they? Who were the men who stepped forward to represent Louis as he was “suspended beneath the blade of the law“? Who were the three lawyers who stepped forward to manifest… Read More ~ today 21 January 1793 Louis XVI was executed. Indeed, you need the right Llawyer when you are “suspended beneath the blade of the law” ~

~ la femme avocat – historical post cards ~

  Always looking out for historical art, sketches & caricatures with a political, legal or justice theme including of French origin. I enjoy history & literature including historical fiction about matters of law, justice & liberty.  I touched on some of these themes here, here, here and here.   “The tree of liberty does not flourish unless… Read More ~ la femme avocat – historical post cards ~

~ you need the right lawyer when you are “suspended beneath the blade of the law” ~

  Talking about three lawyers of the French Revolution today. Talking about ethics.   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 & published 1992.  Definitely one of my favourite reads, ever. Just before reading it I had read… Read More ~ you need the right lawyer when you are “suspended beneath the blade of the law” ~