Supreme Court Of The United States

Supreme Court Of The United States

Supreme Court Of The United States

Supreme Court Of The United States in Washington DC. The highest federal court in the United States with its neoclassical architecture style and the words “Equal Justice Under Law” inscribed below the West Pediment. The statues “Contemplation of Justice” and “Authority of Law” also called the Guardian or Executor of Law, sit on each side of the from steps. On either side of the plaza are fountains, flagpoles, and benches.

Equal Justice Under Law

Supreme Court Of The United States in Washington DC. The highest federal court in the United States with its neoclassical architecture style and the words “Equal Justice Under Law” inscribed below the West Pediment. The statues “Contemplation of Justice” and “Authority of Law” also called the Guardian or Executor of Law, sit on each side of the from steps. On either side of the plaza are fountains, flagpoles, and benches.

Authority Of Law

The Authority Of Law statue at the United States Supreme Court in Washington DC. The Latin word for law “LEX” is inscribed on the tablet. The sculptor James Earle Fraser described “Authority of Law” as “powerful, erect, and vigilant. He waits with concentrated attention, holding in his left hand the tablet of laws, backed by the sheathed sword, symbolic of enforcement through law.”

US Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court facade in Washington DC. Equal justice under law is a phrase engraved on the front of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C. It is also a societal ideal that has influenced the American legal system.

Supreme Court Of The United States BW

Supreme Court Of The United States in Washington DC. The highest federal court in the United States with its neoclassical architecture style and the words “Equal Justice Under Law” inscribed below the West Pediment. The statues “Contemplation of Justice” and “Authority of Law” also called the Guardian or Executor of Law, sit on each side of the from steps. On either side of the plaza are fountains, flagpoles, and benches.

 



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