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A Satyr Play

  • Anthony G. AmsterdamEmail author
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Part of the Cultural Psychology of Education book series (CPED, volume 2)

Abstract

This tragicomic drama exposes some of the lessons that contemporary criminal jurisprudence in the United States can draw from Aeschylus’s Oresteia. It suggests that Aeschylus hit the mark in his treatment of several basic issues which continue to plague the administration of criminal justice in our time, and that the U.S. Supreme Court has wandered very far from that mark.

Keywords

Federal Court Criminal Conviction State Court Criminal Defendant Jury Trial 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Law Center, New York University School of Law,New YorkUSA

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