The Award of Justice was designed and executed by Canadian sculptor Ivaan Kotulsky. The gryphon has heraldic significance and ancient connection with the law. It was said to be the offspring of a lion and an eagle, and Sir Thomas Browne records that it is emblematic of watchfulness, courage, perseverance and rapidity of execution. The emblem has been used privately to some extent, but was, at a very early time, adapted by Gray's Inn. This may have been the beginning of its association with the law.
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