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  Gavel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gavel is a small ceremonial mallet commonly made of hardwood, typically fashioned with a handle and often struck against a sound block to enhance its sounding qualities.
By metonymy, the gavel represents the entire judiciary system, especially of judgeship; to "bring down the gavel" means to enforce or compel with the power of a court.
The origin of the gavel's use, indeed of the word itself, is uncertain; in Middle English it refers to rent or tribute paid to a lord.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gavel   (381 words)

 Spudman Magazine -- The Voice of the Potato Industry
Gavel 75 DF fungicide is a new protectant fungicide targeted for potato late blight control, and also for control of early blight.
Gavel is also useful for its ability to penetrate the waxy cuticle of plant foliage, which gives it exceptional rainfastness.
Gavel is best used as a protectant spray starting at the first signs of disease or reports of disease in a locality.
www.spudman.com /pages/2001/news01_04/news_gavel.html   (269 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1941-1963 > The Senate's New Gavel
What Nixon failed to mention was that the gavel had begun "to come apart" thanks to his own heavy hand.
Vice President John Adams may have used that gavel in 1789, although he seems to have preferred the attention-getting device of tapping his pencil on a water glass.
By the 1940s, the old gavel had begun to deteriorate; in 1952 the Senate had silver pieces attached to both ends to limit further damage.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/minute/The_Senates_New_Gavel.htm   (459 words)

 OpinionJournal - Extra
A Kentuckian by birth, Barkley was a gavel collector.
The gavel he sent to George H.W. Bush now resides in the 41st president's museum in Texas, according to a guy who saw it there and phoned his folks back in Hodgenville.
The gavel was hustled over to Lousville and presented by Dr. Peeno to the president that night.
www.opinionjournal.com /extra/?id=100001697   (1568 words)

 United States Senate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The presiding officer enforces the rules of the Senate, and may warn members who deviate from them.
The presiding officer often uses the gavel of the Senate to maintain order.
The Constitution provides that a majority of the Senate constitutes a quorum to do business.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Senate   (4821 words)

 The Washington Gavel
The first recorded use of the Gavel after the laying of the cornerstone of the Capitol was August 22, 1824 when it was used to lay the cornerstone of the City Hall of the District of Columbia.
Potomac Lodge was singularly honored by having Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II personally use the Gavel in laying the cornerstone of the addition to the British Embassy, October 19, 1957.
The ceremonial usage of the Gavel was most evident in 1982, when it was present for several special programs commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Illustrious Brother George Washington.
www.potomac5.org /gavel.htm   (917 words)

 Turning a Gavel Project Tutorial
When I was first asked to make gavel samples for the Oklahoma State House of Representatives I did not have any idea exactly what size to make or what would be a good design.
There are some standard sizes for gavels but do not be afraid to bend the rules and make a custom gavel to fit someone’s personal taste.
A judicial gavel usually has an overall length of 10” to 11” and the head is 4” in length by 2 ½” in diameter.
www.turnedtreasures.com /project.html/gavel_turning/gavel.html   (644 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Senate Gavel
The sound of the gavel signifies the commencement or adjournment of a Senate meeting, and is used throughout the meeting to call for order in the chamber.
The government of India presented the gavel to the Senate in 1954 after the old gavel splintered during a debate.
The earlier gavel was in use by 1834, and according to one account, Vice President John Adams used it to call the first Senate to order in New York City on March 4, 1789.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/art/artifact/Other_71_00002.htm   (208 words)

 BGSU ::Student Publicatioins::The Gavel
The Gavel is a monthly campus publication with coverage focused issues, events and people of specific interest and concern to the social fraternity and sorority system at Bowling Green State University.
The student editor and his or her staff determine story content and what issues or events are covered by The Gavel.
The Gavel is advised by the Director of Student Publications, Robert Bortel.
www.bgsu.edu /offices/sa/pub/gavel/index.html   (165 words)

 Gavel: Evidence Based Medicine
Gavel, an evidence-based medicine publication written specifically for primary care, is based on a comprehensive search of the world's literature.
The content is critically assessed prior to publication by an independent advisory panel, chaired by Dr Andrew Moore, Editor of Bandolier.
The remit of the panel is to ensure that Gavel remains accurate, honest and objective, and retains its relevance to general practice.
www.evidence-based-medicine.co.uk /gavel.html   (171 words)

 Gavel International
Welcome to Gavel International, one of the nation's leading full-service meetings, incentives and performance improvement solutions companies.
Over more than two decades, Gavel International has earned a reputation among our clients for delivering exceptional results that support even their most demanding business objectives.
We are proud to serve some of the most widely recognized names in the corporate sector, and even prouder to have earned one of the highest customer loyalty ratings in the industry.
www.gavelintl.com   (172 words)

 George Glazer Gallery--Gavels
Gavels make a great gift for the chairman of the board, president, lawyer, judge, scholar or auctioneer.
Gavels are fun for anyone to have on the desk -- everyone is naturally drawn to hold and hammer!
How did the gavel evolve its symbolic meanings and ceremonial functions from its origin as a utilitarian stonemason's tool?
www.georgeglazer.com /decarts/objects/gavels/gavels.html   (55 words)

 WisBar | Wisconsin Gavel Awards
The State Bar of Wisconsin established the annual Wisconsin Gavel Awards competition in 1985 to recognize outstanding public service messages by newspaper, television, radio, and photography.
Golden Gavel Awards are presented for outstanding contributions to public understanding of our system of law and justice.
The State Bar Gavel Awards Judging Committee is composed of lawyers, judges, educators, and media representatives.
www.wisbar.org /AM/Template.cfm?Section=Reporter_resources&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=41869   (872 words)

Some of the older pieces were identified as to their origin and year.
Note: - as a consignment item, buyer pays shipping."pin has a tiny chain attached to it" This item is probably the "gavel guard" from an old-style National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) mace pin.
The style of pin was changed about 2 years ago because the gavel pinback was so difficult to close.) See website bookstore pages - some still for sale.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,tiny-gavel-pin,584643.html   (203 words)

 Gavel Clubs
This program allows students of secondary schools and colleges, as well as other groups of individuals who for one reason or another, cannot form their own clubs, to gain the development that is part of the Toastmasters experience.
Gavel Clubs could be considered scaled down Toastmasters clubs.
The members of the Alexandra Schools Gavel club or students of that school but membership in Rising Stars is open to students from schools across the island.
www.bartoastmasters.org.bb /gavelc.htm   (258 words)

 Traveling Gavel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Houston Chapter got the gavel back at the 2005 Texas DeMolay State Conclave for tying with Albert Pike Chapter for the largest DeMolay delegation at the Conclave in Waco.
Reagan picked up the Gavel in September and Houston went to Reagan on October 12, 2005 to regain the Gavel, which has now been named, Bruno.
On February 8, 2006 the Chapter visted Pasadena Chapter and regained the Gavel.
home.earthlink.net /~mdphillipus/id30.html   (207 words)

 cbs4denver.com - Gavel To Gavel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gavel To Gavel -- The Year In Review, Part V
Gavel to Gavel -- The Year in Review, Part IV
When it comes to interpreting and explaining the law for viewers, and when it comes to putting breaking legal stories and issues and events into context and perspective, CBS4 legal analyst Andrew Cohen is the person to turn to.
cbs4denver.com /gavel   (340 words)

 Crystal Gavel Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In 2001, the Louisiana State Bar Association instituted the Crystal Gavel Awards, designed to recognize outstanding lawyers and judges who have been unsung heroes and heroines in their communities.
There is no limit to the number of awards which will be presented, as the LSBA wishes to recognize all deserving individuals.
Crystal Gavel Awards will be presented to lawyers and judges who have served the public in a number of areas, including:
www.lsba.org /committees/crystal_gavel_awards.asp   (197 words)

 The ABA Gavel Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Since 1958 the American Bar Association has presented Gavel Awards annually to recognize products in media and the arts that have been exemplary in fostering the American public's understanding of the law and the legal system.
Winning entries become a permanent part of the Gavel Awards Archive located at the Tarlton Law Library of the University of Texas School of Law.
The Gavel Room, a multipurpose facility, was created by the Law Library to house the Gavel Awards Archive.
tarlton.law.utexas.edu /gavel/gavel.htm   (376 words)

 The Gavel Company Catalog Page 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Our solo selection of gavels offers the same quality workmanship as those in our fancier sets, but at a smaller price.
Your choice of gavel wood style and size, handsomely presented in a glossy white jeweler's gift box with a deep brown base.
American Rosewood and White Finish gavels include a polished silver jeweler's engraving band.
www.thegavelco.com /cat_8.htm   (230 words)

 The Gavel :: Greek Stereotypes
This was The Gavel’s answer to the problem.
We are trying to get students on campus to read The Gavel and understand what Greek life is about.
We are trying to dispel the stereotypes and work with the Greeks and the Independent students to gain an understanding between the two.
www.bgsu.edu /offices/sa/pub/gavel/stereo/explain.html   (244 words)

 The Gavel Store
Hand-Crafted, solid American Walnut case, with ivory satin lining and your choice of five beautiful gavels with jeweler's brass or silver engraving band.
Includes your choice of gavel and matching sound block with jeweler's brass or silver engraving band.
15" Gavels are the traditional gavel for "The Speaker of the House".
www.gavelstore.com   (790 words)

 Gavel Plaques
Gavel plaques and gavel awards are popular with lawyers, judges, chairpersons, law students, and others to commemorate terms of service and other significant events.
Our gavel plaques use only high quality metal or wooden gavels - never plastic.
All gavel plaques (except velour backed plaques) are made of solid wood - no composite wood or pressboard.
www.plaxx.com /Gavel_Plaques.aspx   (206 words)

 Gavel.co.uk » Legal statement
1.1. The services of Gavel are not to be used by persons under the age of 18 years old or Gavel members that have had their membership suspended or terminated.
By using this Site, you agree to accept such risks and agree that Gavel is not responsible for the acts or omissions of users on the Site.
Except as otherwise stated, any notices that you send to Gavel should be emailed to customerservices@gavel.co.uk.
www.gavel.co.uk /legal.aspx   (1515 words)

 J.J. Maloney
Maloney was one of the newspaper’s top investigative reporters, and did most of the paper’s coverage of the Mafia’s infiltration of River Quay.
He won the American Bar Association’s highest award, The Silver Gavel, and he was the winner of the American Society of Newspaper Publishers award for the Best Investigative Story.
Maloney is the author of two novels, I Speak for the Dead (1982) and The Chain (1986) and a volume of poetry, Beyond the Wall (1973).
www.crimemagazine.com /j_j.htm   (1908 words)

 Help...can't find gavel of convening - GameBanshee Forums
I have looked all over the crypt many times and just cannot find where the gavel must be.
If you have the right quest in your log but if you did not complete talking with the captian you did not get the update for the quest so check your log to see if the quest is properly updated.
It should say to get the gavel and when you go near the room the light will come on.
www.gamebanshee.com /forums/dungeon-siege-21/help-cant-find-gavel-of-convening-56489.html   (252 words)

 GOLDEN GAVEL SPEECH COMPETITION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Golden Gavel Speech Contest is an annual speaking competition sponsored by the Golden Gavel Committee.
The event is open to ALL new public speakers, 18 years and older, on southern Vancouver Island and the gulf Islands whose training in public speaking is limited to the 18 month period immediately preceding the contest date.
This year, book prizes were awarded with special Golden Gavel personalized congratulations in each book.
www.goldengavel.ca   (281 words)

 GtGA: Alaska Supreme Court
Most oral arguments before the Alaska Supreme Court are broadcast on Gavel to Gavel Alaska.
During the legislative session, cases before the court air on Monday and Tuesday evenings, usually starting between 8:00 and 9:00 pm, unless preempted by legislative proceedings.
Gavel to Gavel Alaska archives the audio of most cases before the Alaska Supreme Court.
www.ktoo.org /gavel/court.cfm   (210 words)

 The Badge Gavel Society of New York
The Badge and Gavel Society of New York is a not-for-profit corporation, and an affiliate of The Badge and Gavel Society, Inc. The Society and its chapters are a national organization comprised of current and former law enforcement officers who are lawyers.
The BADGE and GAVEL Scholarship Award is offered several times a year.
All rights reserved.The Badge and Gavel logo is a trademark of The Badge and Gavel Society, and its affiliates.
www.badgengavel.org   (316 words)

 GtGA: Broadcast Schedule
Gavel to Gavel Alaska is a service of KTOO-TV Juneau and provides live and taped coverage of the Alaska Legislature, the Administration and the Alaska Supreme Court.
Gavel to Gavel Alaska is copyrighted and subject to licensure.
The service may not be used for commercial or political purposes.
www.ktoo.org /gavel/schedule.cfm   (137 words)

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