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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

Dec 31, 2012 ... 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.economist.com/node/230378

Aug 5, 1999 ... Established and emerging democracies display a puzzling taste in common: both have handed increasing amounts of power to unelected ...

www.masonic-lodge-of-education.com/masonic-gavel.html

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.

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