116 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Maat, Goddess of justice Moses receives the tables of the law; Moses presents them to the people The judgment of Solomon / Peter Paul Rubens The death of Campyses / Gerard David Justinian and his court Confucius / Ch'Ang Hsiu Trial of Phryne / Jacques-Louis David Cicero denouncing Catiline / Cesare Maccari Gregory IX receiving Decretals / Raphael Mirror of Saxony On the laws and customs of England / Henry de Bracton Courtroom scene, from Le Coutume de Normandie Allegory of good government Conjugal law: adulterous wife appearing in court A wager of battel, from Le Coutume de Normandie Law lecturer and his class The magistrates of Paris Huejotzingo codex Joan of Arc at the coronation of Charles VII / Jean August Dominique Ingres Justice / Raphael The court for the trial of Queen Katherine / George Harlow Sir Thomas More The Hague Magistrates receiving the officers of the Civic Guard / Jan van Ravensteyn Galileo before the Inquisition / Robert-Fleury The lawyer's office / Pieter de Bloot The village lawyer / Adriaen van Ostade Louis XIV presiding at the Council of the parties The seat of justice in the Parliament of Paris / Nicolas Lancret Tennis court oath / Jacques-Louis David Marriage à la mode: the marriage contract / William Hogarth Trial of George Jacobs / Tompkins Harrison Matteson Patrick Henry arguing the Parson's cause / George Cooke Washington addressing the Constitutional Convention / Junius Brutus Stearns The Napoleonic code crowned by time / J. B. Mauzaisse Marshalsea prison / Thomas Rowlandson Reading the will / Thomas Rowlandson Trial of the captive slaves / Hale Woodruff John Brown going to his hanging / Horace Pippin Justice's court in the backwoods / Tompkins Harrison Matteson Preliminary trial of horse thief: scene in a western justice's court / John Mulvaney Three lawyers / Honré Daumier Bench and bar (with the Earl of Malsbury) / Sir Leslie Ward ("Spy") A class at the University of Pennsylvania law school / Mary Franklin Trial by jury / Thomas Hart Benton The passion of Sacco and Vanzetti / Ben Shahn Red disaster / Andy Warhol The problem we all live with / Norman Rockwell.
"This book offers a collection of representative portrayals of symbols, people, texts, and events in the history of law"-- P. 9, introd. Includes index.