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) ... 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:
“The world, the wise world, that never is wrong itself, judges always by events. And if he should use me ill, then I shall be blamed for trusting him: if well, O then I did right, to be sure!But how would my censurers act in my case, before the event justifies or condemns the action, is the question.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)
“So we think of Marilyn who was every mans love affair with America. Marilyn Monroe who was blonde and beautiful and had a sweet little rinky-dink of a voice and all the cleanliness of all the clean American backyards.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)