…Unless we are part of the justice system, a court house is a place which we would prefer not to visit. We respect it but avoid it. It reminds us that we are weak and powerless: capable of wrongdoing and fearful of the consequences. Just as, when going through customs or near the shrill alarm of a retail exit, we feel guilty even when we are innocent…
This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian 17 November 2014.
The featured image is of Kandos Court House, probably photographed in 1939. It is from the collection of the late Lin Wilson.
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