My talk today will consist primarily of the interpretation of one of the dialogues of Plato, called the Crito. It will not have very much about law in it, and you may well wonder why such a lecture is being given in a law school. Let me begin by saying a word or two in response to that sensible question, as a way of framing the reading that follows.
White, James Boyd. "Plato's 'Crito': The Authority of Law and Philosophy (Symposium on Law, Literature, and the Humanities)." U. Cin. L. Rev. 63, no. 1 (1994): 11-50.