We will discuss Plato's Republic with a focus on its treatment of law, justice, equality, and legal institutions. After the first session, on Book One, students will take turns co-leading the discussions. Limited to eight students, the seminar will meet in the instructor's home. Begin in Winter Quarter and run through Spring Quarter. The class will meet in the evening, on a weekday. Exact meeting time and dates to be determined by consensus of the participants. DISCUSSIONS IN ETHICAL & PROFESSIONAL VALUES COURSES RANKING FORM: To apply for this course, 2L, 3L and Advanced Degree students must complete and submit a Ranking Form available on the SLS Registrar's Office website (see Registration and Selection of Classes for Stanford Law Students and then see Consent of Instructor Forms). See Ranking Form for instructions and submission deadline.