Court Bans Wigs – Just Don’t Mention the Burqa


You know that society has gone mad when such announcements are made:

Senior lawyer b4427955270_4b3e195e98_court-wigacks Victorian Chief Justice’s ban on barristers wearing wigs to court

Not only has the practice of barrister wig-wearing been discontinued – it has been banned!

While the traditional courtroom wigs are now outlawed, certain other traditional head and face coverings are of course, A-okay…

Photo by Law Society of Upper Canada Archives