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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

International Justice Emblems

Peter Goodrich

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 March 2023

International courts and tribunals, procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The High Court of Bombay is an exuberant neo-Gothic building completed in 1878 and still used, with only minor alterations, to the present day. A towering Victorian edifice, dauntingly ornate and representative of colonial rule, it constitutes a heavy symbolic presence that is substantially reinforced by its statuary of justice and mercy, its portraits, and other megalographic architectural features, including its carved tropes or sculpted emblemata. Judges arrive in the High Court by means of a separate entrance that befits either distinction or difference of...
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