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    1984 Mock Trial Justice Ginsburg presides over the mock trial of "Winston vs. Oceania"

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    1984 Mock Trial
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presides over the mock trial of "Winston vs. Oceania", a case based on George Orwell's book, "1984"

    It's on in 5 minutes so I've not seen it yet. You can watch Book TV on CSPAN online after it airs if you miss it.

    http://www.c-span.org/video/?411385-1/1984-mock-trial
     
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    It was hilarious. I didn't realize how contemporary the event was (June 20th this year). It was put on by The Shakespeare Theater Company. Ginsburg presided, Breyer was also there.

    They applied themes from the book to current times discussing the lack of privacy on FaceBook, a mention and a laugh about building a wall, and of course, state sanctioned torture; so many idea threads I will have to watch it again to catch them all.

    It's up online now,
    http://www.c-span.org/video/?411385-1/1984-mock-trial
     

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