William Shakespeare's "Henry V" provided the plot for the Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual mock trial Tuesday night in Washington, D.C., featuring a collection of high-profile judges and lawyers, including Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito Jr. and Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- who was sitting as chief justice for a change. The case before the seven-judge panel asked whether Henry V should be held criminally responsible for the mass execution of French prisoners of war after the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.
High Court Justices, Legal Luminaries Debate Shakespeare's 'Henry V'
The National Law Journal
March 18, 2010