In a bold rejection of the much-derided, lavish "Taj Mahal" courthouse built for the fancy-pants judges up at the 1st DCA, Chief Justice Canady has issued an edict from on high -- from now on, every courthouse should be just like our weathered, treasured, workmanlike JusticeBunker™:
"The construction of a courthouse is a long-term investment in a building where important public business is done. But that does not justify extravagant expenditures.
"Courthouses should be
dignified, durable and functional. They should not be grandiose, monumental and luxurious.''