Supreme Court Fashions

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One of the many issues the new Supreme Court Justice will have to address is what to wear. A lace jabot like Sandra Day O'Connor? Something more... modern? The Takeaway talks to Susan Scafidi, a law professor at Fordham Law School who writes the blog Counterfeit Chic. ...(And click here for a photo gallery of judicial fashions)

For more on judges' uniforms from around the world, J.J. McCullough has assembled a long list and photo gallery.
(Pictured below left: America's first Chief Justice, John Jay, wearing the red and black robes derived from British judges' customary uniform; and below right, a modern-era British high court judge.

America's first Chief Justice,
John Jay in 1794  A modern-era British high court judge