On Professors and Poor People - A Jurisprudential Memoir
Robert E. Rodes Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2007
Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 08-01
This article describes the origin and sources of the author's jurisprudential doctrine, and his adoption of liberation theology as a way of reconciling Sociological Jurisprudence with the philosophy of history. It argues that the pursuit of justice is eschatologically validated even though its historical fruition is problematical. It goes on to discuss the working out in legal practice of the liberationists' call for a preferential option for the poor.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 16, 2008
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