The practice of law is fundamentally a public activity. The profession of law is conducted in full view of public scrutiny and in close company of our professional peers. In short, lawyers practice law with people. Which raises all kinds of questions concerning law, democracy and professional conduct. More specifically, what will we wear?
Several entertaining and embarrassing stories have circulated on social media concerning what constitutes masks, and what it could be made of.
Interesting enough, no formal guidelines have been circulated concerning the appears of practitioners in Court, the Deeds Office or elsewhere. What does an acceptable face mask for a legal professional look like? Based on traditional apparel, we should expect conservative, lace and linen. Probably in white or black.