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Shakespeare and the Law


Expert Witnesses

Senator Fred ThompsonExpert Witnesses:
Senator Fred Thompson

Bard Association Chair Abbe Lowell (Chadbourne & Parke LLP) kicked off the Shakespeare Theatre Company's new legal series, "Expert Witnesses" with former Senator and actor Fred Thompson. Before joining the cast of the critically-acclaimed and long-running series, Law and Order, Senator Thompson represented Tennessee as a U.S. Senator for nearly a decade. This program was the the first of many discussions with prominent individuals (actors, authors, directors) who have bridged the worlds of law and theater and the arts. Please check back for details on future legal-themed programs.


Monday, March 18, 2013
7:30 p.m. Interview
The Forum at Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

Click here for the complete audio recording from the inaugural Expert Witnesses interview which took place on March 22, 2013.

To learn more about STC’s legal programming, please contact BardAssociation@Shakespearetheatre.org.

Official 2013 Bard Association Media Sponsor:
The National Law Journal

Panel Discussions

Shakespeare and the Law Panel Discussions conduct in-depth examinations into
the roles of lawyers and legal issues in many Shakespeare plays and classical
theatre pieces.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company and the Bard Association request the pleasure
of your company for

“Corruption wins not more than honesty.”: Shakespeare and Corrupt Practices

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
7:30 p.m. Reception
Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

Featuring

Judge Paul L. Friedman, United States District Court Judge
Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia
Stephen M. Ryan, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Nina Totenberg, National Public Radio (NPR)

moderated by Abbe David Lowell, Esq.

To learn more about STC’s legal programming, please contact BardAssociation@Shakespearetheatre.org.


This Shakespeare and the Law Panel Discussion is sponsored by:


Click here for the complete audio recording from the fourth Shakespeare and the Law panel discussion, “Corruption wins not more than honesty.”: Shakespeare and Corrupt Practices, which took place on November 13, 2012.

For a synopsis of the third Shakespeare and the Law panel discussion, click here.