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:
“So let all thine enemies perish, O Lord:”
—Bible: Hebrew Judges (l. V, 31)
“In European thought in general, as contrasted with American, vigor, life and originality have a kind of easy, professional utterance. Americanon the other hand, is expressed in an eager amateurish way. A European gives a sense of scope, of survey, of consideration. An American is strained, sensational. One is artistic gold; the other is bullion.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)