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Age of Lawyers

  • Folger Shakespeare Library 201 East Capitol Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)

In the 800th anniversary year of the Magna Carta, Age of Lawyers offers a close-up look at early modern law, politics, and legal culture, from the Inns of Court, where law students and lawyers lived and studied, to marriage settlements, alehouse licenses, famous murders, and rare handwritten and printed law books. September 12-January 3, 2016.

Earlier Event: October 3
Taste of Georgetown
Later Event: October 5
Postwar Germanic Expressions