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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gavel

History[edit]. In Medieval England, the word "gavel" could refer to a tribute or rent payment made with something other than cash.

www.quora.com/Why-do-judges-hit-a-gavel-What-is-the-history-behind-this

Thanks for the A2A, Eunji. The gavel is a ubiquitous instrument in American courtrooms, I have heard its 'swack' so many times in my career that I could not even ...

www.gavelstore.com/history.html

My name is Demetrious and I'm doing research for a screenplay and I'm having problems discovering the history of the gavel. I'm looking specifically to learn ...

www.tned.uscourts.gov/docs/1005history.pdf

Court Historical Society. NEWSLETTER Eastern District of Tennessee. OCTOBER 2005. A typical gavel. The Gavel. When we hear the rapping of the gavel, we ...

www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/march-2009/grasping-the-gavel

This gavel is presented to the American Historical Association by Samuel Macauley Jackson, Boston December 28, 1899. It is made of the five following woods, ...

survivelaw.com/index.php/blogs/procrastination/941-working-hardly-random-facts-about-the-gavel

Sep 12, 2012 ... The iconic hammer of justice seems ubiquitous in pop culture. Every time I watch a crime show, there's an exasperated judge shouting “Order!

www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/15p2bm/why_do_judges_bang_a_gavel

A quick google search tells a lot about what they are used for but nothing on the history other than to say "traditionally". How far back does...

www.flcourthistory.org/History-of-Passing-of-Gavel

For much of Florida's history, the transfer of power from one Chief Justice to the next was an event shrouded in secrecy. No records exist from the early years of ...

www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/The_Senates_New_Gavel.htm

1941: Senate's New Gavel -- November 17, 1954. ... In replying, Vice President Nixon explained that the donated gavel would replace the ... Oral History Project.