Court Dress for Tall Courts: New Robes for Australia’s High Court Judges.

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.

“I Dissent” says The Notorious R.B.G.

Supreme Court justices are generally robed and mysterious figures. Their faces are not emblazoned on T-shirts, painted on fingernails, tattooed on arms and shoulders, and their characters are not parodied on TV programs ranging from Saturday Night Live to Scandal. At least not until Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a cultural icon at about the same time she turned 80.… Read More “I Dissent” says The Notorious R.B.G.