The Law of (King) Lear
Fri, June 18, 2021
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM CT
This is a 1 Hour CLE on the legal and ethical issues found in King Lear. Among the many themes throughout the play, the panel will discuss concepts of natural law, truth and deception, and societal breakdown in the absence of a functioning judicial system, followed by a question-and-answer session, with discussion continuing at the reception.
Hon. Stanley J. Wallach, St. Louis County Circuit Court, student of Law and Literature at the University of Chicago School of Law and graduate of the National Judicial College’s Ethics in the Law: A Novel Approach, held at the Ashland, Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Hon. Nicole Zellweger, St. Louis County Circuit Court, recipient of a Master of Arts from Yale University Divinity School.
Professor Karen Petroski, SLU Law School
Karen Petroski has been a professor of law at SLU since 2008. She received a Ph.D. in literature from Columbia University before attending law school and practicing as a litigator in California. Her recent scholarship has focused on parallels between legal and literary language.
Missouri Bar, MCLE Department
Credit has been approved with the Missouri Bar, MCLE Department for 1.20 MO MCLE credits.
1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110
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Fri, June 18, 2021
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM CT
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