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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Court_dress

Court dress comprises the style of clothes prescribed for courts of law, and for royal courts. ..... Judges in the Court of Final Appeal, however, do not wear wigs but only gowns with lace jabot, similar to those of International Court of Justice.

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/justice-sandra-day-oconnor-on-why-judges-wear-black-robes-4370574

Although I retired in 2006, I still wear a robe in my role as a “circuit-rider,” sitting frequently, as many retired justices do, on various federal Courts of Appeals ...

jurismagazine.com/2013/10/24/why-do-judges-wear-black-robes

Oct 24, 2013 ... by: Meghan Collins, Graphic Designer To wear robes and wigs, or to not wear robes and wigs: that is the question. When the United States ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/02/judges-wear-robes-still-requirement-just-tradition

Feb 6, 2015 ... The new guide suggested judges wear black robes with a fur trim during the winter and violet or scarlet robes that feature pink taffeta for the ...

arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=145211

Question: Why do Judges wear black robes? Answer: Upon the founding of our country, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson disagreed on what ...

peopleof.oureverydaylife.com/do-judges-wear-black-robes-10692.html

In some countries, judges wear colorful robes or other clothing, but U.S. judges almost always wear robes in black. This practice had its start in England, but its ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-judges-wear-black-robes

Here is a great article on the subject written by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Why Judges Wear Black Robes

www.historyspaces.com/fun-facts/why-do-judges-wear-black-robes

Feb 13, 2016 ... In England, before 1694, the most popular colors for judge's robes were green, scarlet (red) and violet – apparently, you had a choice! In 1694 ...

www.supremecourt.gov/about/traditions.aspx

Since at least 1800, it has been traditional for Justices to wear black robes while ... a red facing, somewhat like those worn by early colonial and English judges.

www.presspubs.com/kanabec/opinion/columns/article_68be3328-2692-11e1-8252-0019bb2963f4.html

Dec 14, 2011 ... Why do American judges wear black robes? That is a question I have been asked many times over the years. I usually have responded with a ...