A look at the legal issues and aspects of Shakespeare's plays and their fascinating parallels with legal and social questions today
Daniel Kornstein was president of the Law and Humanities Institute and is a founding partner of the firm of Kornstein Veisz Wexler & Pollard, LLP, in New York City.
"Thorough and lucid."--Times Literary Supplement "Highly recommended to all literate citizens, a genuine contribution to Shakespearean studies."--Choice "Kornstein's style is always lucid and often witty."--Renaissance Quarterly "Any member of the legal profession--student, professor, lawyer, or judge--will profit handsomely from a close reading of this fascinating and rewarding book."--Virginia Quarterly Review "An analysis that will interest Shakespeare scholars, enrich the working life of practicing lawyers, and help the lay reader understand why he enjoys Shakespeare in the first place."--Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature "Exhaustive scholarship and searching thought."--New York Law Journal