Court dress comprises the style of clothes prescribed for courts of law, and formerly for royal courts.
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... The Gerald Garson matter, where the NY Supreme Court Justice's robing room was secretly videotaped in a bribery investigation ...
... Court dress is the dress worn at very formal occasions and ceremonies that are in the presence of a monarch (such as an enthronement ceremony) ... Court dress is similar to the xuanduan in components but have additional adornments and elaborate headwear ... There are various versions of court dress that are worn for certain occasions ...
... early history of the United States, the court dress of judges and practising lawyers closely mirrored British court dress of the 18th century both wore white powdered wigs and (typically ... Today, generally judges of both state and federal courts are free to select their own courtroom attire ... plain white collar similar to that used in academic dress ...
... The current Speaker no longer wears the traditional court dress outfit, which included knee breeches, silk stockings and buckled court shoes under their gown, or the wig ... Bercow chose not to wear court dress altogether in favour of a lounge suit as he felt "uncomfortable" in court dress (he wore morning dress under the State Robe at State Openings) ... any given Speaker, if he or she chooses to do so, from assuming traditional court dress or anything he or she deems appropriate ...
... In court, a Lord Justice of Appeal's apparel consists of a black silk gown, court coat or waistcoat and a short bench wig ...
Famous quotes containing the words dress and/or court:
“Maud Muller looked and sighed: Ah me!
That I the Judges bride might be!
He would dress me up in silks so fine,
And praise and toast me at his wine.
My father should wear a broadcloth coat,
My brother should sail a painted boat.”
—John Greenleaf Whittier (18071892)
“We should have learnt by now that laws and court decisions can only point the way. They can establish criteria of right and wrong. And they can provide a basis for rooting out the evils of bigotry and racism. But they cannot wipe away centuries of oppression and injusticehowever much we might desire it.”
—Hubert H. Humphrey (19111978)