Oscar winning actor Charles Laughton’s barrister wig worn in the Alfred Hitchcock film where he plays Judge Lord Thomas Horfield.… Read More ~ Charles Laughton’s barrister wig worn in The Paradine Case (1947) ~
2 lawyers are these sisters Hatticus Finch & Fatticus Inch. Both forensic utterers, barristers practicing in criminal …… Read More ~ this pair of forensic utterers, Aussie barristers, are sisters: Hatticus Finch & Fatticus Inch ~
In the kitchen at home. When you’re late and in a rush and grabbing a cup of coffee on the run, the vintage scale with weights and copper plates makes a good wig-stand for the powdered wig – at least temporarily. . . . . of course, things have been modified now and the wigs are… Read More Go Powder Me Puff . . . . Um, I Mean Puff Me Wig!
Time, Gentleman, for a Change? Some previous posts on the historical absence of women in the legal profession here, here and here
Arabella Mansfield ( 1846 – 1911), became the first female lawyer in the United States in 1869, admitted to the Iowa bar. She made her career as a college educator and administrator. Despite an Iowa state law restricting the bar exam to males, Mansfield had taken it and earned high scores. Shortly after… Read More Miniature Historical Figure Lady Lawyer in America 1869
Solicotter and Bearrister
Defence lawyers, prosecutors, bewigged and bewildered using their legal minds to wage justice in the sometimes tyrannical world of truth and power in the criminal courts. It’s in the long, sometimes ‘bloody’ battles of the court room, that defence lawyers speak truth to power. Zealous advocacy without regard to gender, race, ideology, economic situation… Read More Advocatrix