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Thomas C. Manning

Thomas Manning instituted the practice of the justices entering the courtroom together on notice from a crier, while the bar rose out of respect for their entry. The justices and bar then bowed to each other as an acknowledgement of mutual respect. This custom of decorum is still in practice.

Thomas C. Manning

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Thomas C. Manning. Poincy, Paul (Artist)

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