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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.justanswer.com/criminal-law/1urec-importance-judge-s-gavel-courtroom.html

The history of the gavel is extremely difficult to pinpoint; however, it is believed by some that the sound a gavel makes when striking conveys a certain meaning, ...

napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/the-gavel-in-history/article_353f92a6-3ad2-11df-9a76-001cc4c03286.html

Mar 29, 2010 ... For the March 21 vote on healthcare reform, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wielded a potent symbol: the gavel. Washington Post photo by ...

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.

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.