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Rare Books Amplify Learning

Rare Books Amplify Learning

GW undergraduate students enrolled in the freshman writing course Art in the Age of Shakespeare visited the Law Library on November 15 to see law books printed during Shakespeare’s lifetime, and to view the exhibition The Duel in History: Laws, “Codes,” and Censure....
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

And do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. (The Taming of the Shrew, 1.2.280), Tranio April 23, 1564, is recognized as the birth date of William Shakespeare.  Although not trained as a lawyer, Shakespeare’s plays featured...

Shakespeare’s Lawyers

Good counselors  lack no clients–Measure for Measure April is National Poetry month.  Many lawyers (and judges too) are poets.  April 23, 1564, is also the recognized birth date of William Shakespeare, who referenced  lawyers and the law in many of his plays. On...