Court dress comprises the style of clothes prescribed for courts of law, and for
royal courts. .... long wig). English advocates (whether barristers or solicitors) who
appear before a judge who is r...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Despite being out of fashion for almost 200 years, British judges and lawyers are
still required to wear wigs in court.
It's tradition. It's a form of dress that evolved by the 18th century & it was how the '
Gentlemen' ... Why do British lawyers and judges wear wigs in the courtroom?
Jul 13, 2007 ... Britain's lawyers and judges are to break with centuries-old tradition and cease
wearing white horse-hair wigs in non-criminal cases, ... The wig of a British High
Court judge flaps in the wind during a procession from Temple ...
Because of the robe, a judge wearing tank top and cutoffs wields just as much
authority ... In short, English judges and barristers began wearing wigs and robes
Nov 16, 2012 ... Wearing a wig for a judge or barrister is one of the most famously unique features
in UK traditions and past times. In other countries and regions ...
When robes and wigs weren't traditional ... first started wearing robes and wigs
they probably wouldn't have stood out on the street. ... Until the seventeenth
century, lawyers were expected to appear in court with clean, short hair and
Apr 4, 2006 ... The wigs are drawing increasing criticism from lawyers who say they are ... In
James's view, wearing wigs is second nature for British lawyers, ...
Apr 17, 2015 ... Retirementally Challenged wants to know why British lawyers wear wigs in court.
Her exact question involved the words “stupid white-haired ...
The uniform of British judges and lawyers is hot, heavy and uncomfortable. ...
surely, in part, because of the faintly ridiculous wigs and robes they wear.