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Thursday, May. 13, 2010
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Join the MBA at The Federalist Society's Shakespeare and the Law on June 15

The MBA is proud to co-sponsor, with McCarter & English LLP, the Boston Lawyers Division of the Federalist Society's presention of a staged reading of Henry V, as part of the 10th year of the Shakespeare and the Law series on Tuesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston. The staged reading will be followed by a panel discussion of the law and war -- including the role of patriotism, the treatment of enemy combatants, the trial of foreign terrorists, and torture.

This event is free and will be hosted by Andrew H. Card Jr., former White House chief of staff. Participants include:

  • Jay B. Stephens, Esq., general counsel, Raytheon Co., Waltham, as Henry
  • Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, U.S. federal judge
  • Hon. George A. O'Toole, U.S. federal judge
  • Hon. Patti B. Saris, U.S. federal judge
  • Hon. Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. federal judge
  • Hon. Rya Weickert Zobel, U.S. federal judge
  • Michael Avery, professor of law, Suffolk University
  • J.W. Carney Jr., Esq., Carney & Bassil, Boston
  • Kerry M. Healey, Ph.D., former lt. governor of Massachusetts
  • Jeff Jacoby, syndicated columnist
  • John T. Montgomery, Esq., managing partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston
  • Jennifer Nassour, chair, Mass. GOP
  • Michael Sullivan, Esq., former Mass. U.S. Attorney and former acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • John Yoo, professsor of law, Berkeley Law, U. Cal.

The reading will be directed by Steven Maler, artistic director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (producers of free Shakespeare on Boston Common). The panel discussion will be moderated by Lawyers Division Chair and McCarter & English Partner Daniel J. Kelly, and will feature John Yoo, professsor of law, Berkeley Law, U. Cal. and Michael Avery, professor of law, Suffolk University.

R.S.V.P. to Dottie Moore at (617) 449-6617 or via e-mail at [e-mail dmoore].

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