From a social distance of 150 miles away, we watched NY’s highest state court judges marching into the courtroom to hear oral argument in the flesh for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown.
All wearing identical light blue face masks.
What a missed opportunity, we thought, when masks have become the new fashion for making a statement. What better vehicle for judges to express their individual philosophies?
We’ve also designed a handy reversible mask for trial judges. Here’s for when the defense is directing the witness and the prosecutor objects:
Here’s for when the prosecution directs the witness and the defense objects:
For discussion of complex evidentiary matters:
Finally, for defendants:
I love the last one.