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The Evolution of Justice Doors at the Supreme Court | BRIdge From The Past

What do The Bronze Doors in front of the Supreme Court building tell us about the Founding principles of justice and the rule of law? In this episode of BRIdge From The Past, Mary explores Gilbert and John Donnelly Sr.’s Justice Panels displayed in front of the Supreme Court building in bronze. Finished in 1935, these panels depict in chronological order the evolution of justice according to Western tradition. Why do you think the artist chose these specific events to be enshrined forever? What event depicting justice would you add to the doors?

BRIdge from the Past Bronze Doors at SCOTUS Handout: https://bri-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/FILLED+Bronze+Doors+at+SCOTUS%2C+1935%2C+U.S.+Supreme+Court%2C+Washington+DC+.pdf


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