Nathaniel M. Gorton

Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton

U.S. District Court Judge, District of Massachusetts

Nathaniel M. Gorton is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice in Massachusetts.



  • LLB, Columbia Law School, 1966
  • AB, Dartmouth College, 1960
Shakespeare and the Law 2019 - Belief and the Burden of Proof through the Lens of Six of the Bard's Plays
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Shakespeare & the Law:  Julius Caesar
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Shakespeare & the Law: Julius Caesar - Event Audio/Video

Boston Lawyers Chapter

Julius Caesar is Shakespeare’s classic depiction of the abuse of power, political assassination and intrigue –...

Shakespeare’s Richard II and The Limits of Executive Power - Event Video

Shakespeare’s Richard II and The Limits of Executive Power - Event Video

Boston Lawyers Chapter's 12th Annual Shakespeare and the Law

The following videos were recorded on January 17, 2013. The Federalist Society, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company...