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Friday, October 04, 2002

Clothes Make the Judge

Any of us can readily picture a British judge. The robes and wigs are meant to invoke a centuries-old legal tradition, thereby giving added weight to their least pronouncement. Although it has been under-reported during the "Torriceli Debacle", the NJ Supreme Court also has traditional garb meant to convey their dignity and authority, as seen in this photo where the "Trenton Seven" grapple with yet another vexing issue.

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