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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
What's your headgear in court?
Today's Wall Street Journal has a story about how solicitors in Hong Kong really want to be able to wear wigs like barristers: Wigged Out: Hong Kong's Lawyers Bristle Over Horsehair Headpieces --- Holdover From British Rule Causes Legal Split; 'It's Magical'
The article quotes a barrister who says, "When I wear my wig, I know something big is going to happen .... It makes me feel like I have more responsibility. I think I exude more energy than without it. It's magical."