Impeachment hearing for President Johnson.

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Impeachment hearing for President Johnson.

Bacon Before the Virginia Council

Bacon Before the Virginia Council

Bacon Before the Virginia Council

"A building which served as a court of law and an exchange, or place of meeting for merchants and men of business. The word was adopted from the Athenians, whose second archon was styled, and the tribunal where he adjudicated the substantive aula or porticus in Latin being omitted for convenience, and the distinctive epithet coverted into a substantive. The first edifice of this description at Rome was not erected until B.C. 182, it was situated in the forum adjoining the curia, and was denominated Bascilica Aemilia, from a medal of Lepidus." — Smith, 1873

Basilica

"A building which served as a court of law and an exchange, or place of meeting for merchants and men…

"A building which served as a court of law and an exchange, or place of meeting for merchants and men of business. The word was adopted from the Athenians, whose second archon was styled, and the tribunal where he adjudicated the substantive aula or porticus in Latin being omitted for convenience, and the distinctive epithet coverted into a substantive. The first edifice of this description at Rome was not erected until B.C. 182, it was situated in the forum adjoining the curia, and was denominated Bascilica Aemilia, from a medal of Lepidus." — Smith, 1873 This image shows the Ground Plan of a Basilica.

Basilica

"A building which served as a court of law and an exchange, or place of meeting for merchants and men…

Court of the Castle of Blois

Blois, Castle of

Court of the Castle of Blois

"This huge building, for the use of the law courts of Brussels, was erected during the years 1866-1883, at a cost of $12,000,000. The architectural style combines Assyrian and Renaissance features."—Webster, 1920

Palais de Justice, Brussels

"This huge building, for the use of the law courts of Brussels, was erected during the years 1866-1883,…

"Constantine, the first Christian emperor, removed the capital of the world-empire from Rome to Byzantium, henceforth to be called Constantinople. Though the court, with all its splendor and power, was thus transferred to a city where Greek was the vernacular, the change did not retard, but rather hastened, the decline of literature." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Byzantine court

"Constantine, the first Christian emperor, removed the capital of the world-empire from Rome to Byzantium,…

"The trial by combat, or wager of battle, was a solemn judicial duel. It was resorted to in the belief that God would give victory to the right."—Myers, 1905

Trial by Combat

"The trial by combat, or wager of battle, was a solemn judicial duel. It was resorted to in the belief…

"Mr. Devine speaking for the prisoner."

Court

"Mr. Devine speaking for the prisoner."

An illustration of a court scene.

Court

An illustration of a court scene.

"Part of one of the Hampton Court Gates." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Court Gates

"Part of one of the Hampton Court Gates." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

An illustration of the Court of Common Pleas.

Court of Common Pleas

An illustration of the Court of Common Pleas.

This image depicts The Court of Myrtles, also known as El Patio de los Arrayanes. This patio is located within the Alhambra in Granada, Spain. It was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and is the most celebrated of all Muslim patios.

The Court of Myrtles

This image depicts The Court of Myrtles, also known as El Patio de los Arrayanes. This patio is located…

"Pendentive, from the Court of the Lions, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Court of the Lions

"Pendentive, from the Court of the Lions, Alhambra." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

The Supreme Court Room in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Room in Washington, D.C.

A depiction of Benjamin Franklin in the French royal Court, where he was well-received.

Franklin in French Court

A depiction of Benjamin Franklin in the French royal Court, where he was well-received.

"Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found it not. For many bare false witness against him, and their witness agreed not together. And there stood up certain, and bare false witness against him, saying, We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands. And not even so did their witness agree together." Mark 14:55-59 ASV
<p>Jesus, flanked by soldiers, stands before the council. The chief priests and others are arranged behind a draped table.

Jesus before the Council

"Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found…

An illustration of a judge looking at a woman at the witness stand.

Judge and Woman

An illustration of a judge looking at a woman at the witness stand.

An illustration of a lawyer.

Lawyer

An illustration of a lawyer.

An illustration of a lawyer.

Lawyer

An illustration of a lawyer.

The most beautiful part of the Louvre Courtyard.

Courtyard of the Louvre

The most beautiful part of the Louvre Courtyard.

"Court of the Mosque of Tulun, Cairo." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Mosque of Tulun

"Court of the Mosque of Tulun, Cairo." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Lion, the king makes Reynard the fox a judge since he is wise and able to find mischiefs.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard the Judge

Lion, the king makes Reynard the fox a judge since he is wise and able to find mischiefs.

King Noble's court taking Reynard the Fox to be punished for the tricks he played on all the animals.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard's Sentence

King Noble's court taking Reynard the Fox to be punished for the tricks he played on all the animals.

Reynard the Fox at King Noble's court again, telling his side of the story to Lion and the other animals.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard's Story

Reynard the Fox at King Noble's court again, telling his side of the story to Lion and the other animals.

Reynard the Fox faces Lion, the King and his Queen in a court of animals, all testifying against him because of his many acts of deceit.

Reynard the Fox: The Court of King Noble

Reynard the Fox faces Lion, the King and his Queen in a court of animals, all testifying against him…

The United States Supreme Court in session.

Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court in session.