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12th Annual Shakespeare and the Law

The Boston Lawyers Chapter

Start : Thursday, January 17, 2013 05:30 PM

End : Thursday, January 17, 2013 08:30 PM


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Location:
The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University
525 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

Featured Speakers:
C. Boyden Gray
M. Edward Whelan III
Rya W. Zobel
Douglas P. Woodlock
Jay B. Stephens
F. Dennis Saylor IV
Jennifer C. Braceras
Nancy Gertner
Nathaniel M. Gorton
Steven Maler

Description:

The Federalist Society and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company present Shakespeare’s Richard II and The Limits of Executive Power.

Hosted & Moderated by:
C. Boyden Gray, Former White House Counsel to President George H. W. Bush

Directed by:
Steven Maler, Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

Participants include:

  • Jennifer Braceras, Political Columnist
  • Former Federal Judge Nancy Gertner
  • Federal Judge Nathanial M. Gorton
  • Judge Andrew Grainger, Massachusetts Appeals Court
  • Michael Keating, Partner, Foley Hoag
  • Daniel Kelly, Partner, McCarter & English
  • Federal Judge Dennis Saylor, IV
  • Jay Stephens, General Counsel, Raytheon
  • David Tuerck, Chair of Suffolk’s Economics Department and Executive Director of Suffolk’s Beacon Hill Institute
  • Federal Judge Douglas P. Woodlock
  • Federal Judge Rya W. Zobel

Special Guest Panelists:

  • Rachael Cobb, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Government, Suffolk University
  • Edward Whelan, President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center; Contributor to National Review Online’s Bench Memos

The Federalist Society, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and McCarter & English, LLP present their 12th Annual Shakespeare and the Law program featuring a staged reading of Richard II followed by a discussion on the legal and political consequences when a king or a president goes too far.

Registration details:

Registration: Please RSVP to Dottie Moore at dmoore@mccarter.com or 617.449.6617.