Some articles on judges:
... In many parts of the world, judges wear long robes (usually in black or red) and sit on an elevated platform during trials (known as the bench) ... In some countries, especially in the Commonwealth of Nations, judges sometimes wear wigs ... The long wig often associated with judges is now reserved for ceremonial occasions, although it was part of the standard attire in previous centuries ...
Famous quotes containing the words judges and/or american:
“Everyone judges plays as if they were very easy to write. They dont know that it is hard to write a good play, and twice as hard and tortuous to write a bad one.”
—Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (18601904)
“We look at the dance to impart the sensation of living in an affirmation of life, to energize the spectator into keener awareness of the vigor, the mystery, the humor, the variety, and the wonder of life. This is the function of the American dance.”
—Martha Graham (18941991)