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

History Page - The Gavel Store


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 ...

Why do judges hit a gavel? What is the history behind this? - Quora


Oct 2, 2012 ... I was told in law school by my criminal law professor that it was something, like much ... Do judges get carpal tunnel from gavel knocking?

Working Hardly: Random Facts about the Gavel - Survive Law


Sep 12, 2012 ... In Australia you'll only see a gavel at an auction or in a poorly researched courtroom scene on TV. But then how do our judges maintain ...

The History of the WASHTO Gavel


The History of the WASHTO Gavel. Pre-2002 – The symbolic nature of passing the leadership from one individual to another has taken many forms over the ...

Gavel - definition of gavel by The Free Dictionary


a. One that a judge or presiding officer raps to signal for order. b. One that an auctioneer raps to mark the end of a transaction. 2. A maul used by masons in ...

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Jun 1, 2009 ... ... used gavels to make a sound of authority to bring a courtroom to order. Learn how some judges use their voice as a gavel with inform...

Gavel | Define Gavel at Dictionary.com


Gavel definition, a small mallet used by the presiding officer of a meeting, a judge , etc., usually to signal for attention or order ... Word Origin and History for gavel

History of the Passing of Gavel - Florida Supreme Court Historical ...


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 ...

Florida Supreme Court Historical Society - Passing of the Gavel


Labarga Sworn in as Chief Justice of Florida. Jorge Labarga has worked as an assistant public defender, an assistant prosecutor, a private attorney, a trial court  ...

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When we hear the rapping of the gavel, we know what it means, but why is the ... Legal History, a journal of that state's Supreme Judicial Court. While the gavel ...

Grasping the Gavel - American Historical Association


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, ...

MASONIC GAVEL - Masonic Education


The Masonic gavel is an emblem of authority used by the Master of the lodge to show his executive power over the assemblage by punctuating its actions.