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  • Justices Breyer and Ginsburg Participate in emThe Oresteiaem Mock Trial
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    The Oresteia Mock Trial

    Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer were two of the judges who participated in a mock trial based on The Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus, the ancient Greek…

    3,549 views
  • Supreme Court Justices Judge Mock Trial Inspired by Camelot Tale
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    Camelot Mock Trial

    Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Elena Kagan took part in a mock trial, part of a regular series hosted by the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. The…

    4,540 views
  • Justice Kennedy Presides Over Mock Trial of emHamletem
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    Hamlet Mock Trial

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy presided over a mock trial of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Defense attorney Abbe Lowell represented the Prince of Denmark in his insanity plea and U.S. Attorney for…

    3,824 views
  • Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents emTwelfth Nightem Mock Trial
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    Twelfth Night Mock Trial

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company of Washington, D.C., presented a mock trial based on William Shakespeare’s play, Twelfth Night. A panel of federal judges heard oral arguments by attorneys…

    2,897 views
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Presides Over Shakespeare Theatre Company Mock Trial
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    Macbeth Mock Trial

    U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer served as judges in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s mock trial based on Macbeth. A panel of federal appellate court judges and…

    3,811 views
  • Federal Judges Discuss emRomeo and Julietem
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    Law and Romeo and Juliet

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito served as chief judge in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s mock trial of Friar Laurence for the wrongful deaths of Romeo and Juliet in a suit brought by their parents.…

    6,458 views
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Presides Over em1984em Mock Trial
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    1984 Mock Trial

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the mock trial of Winston vs. Oceania, a case based on George Orwell’s book, 1984. Justice Ginsburg is joined by a panel of judges including Justice Stephen Breyer and…

    16,874 views
  • Trial of Hamlet
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    Trial of Hamlet

    In a mock trial, the title character of Shakespeare’s Hamlet was tried for the murder of the king’s attendant, Polonius. The purpose of the trial was to determine the mental state of the prince at the…

    1,763 views