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Levinas, Law Schools and the Poor: They Stand Over Us


Marie A. Failinger


Hamline University - School of Law

July 7, 2010

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 115, 2010

Abstract:     
In the style of philosopher Emmanuel Levinas, who has written about the ethics of the Face, this essay challenges the complacency of most American law schools in response to the plight of the poor and proposes ways in which the law school curriculum, space and programs can be re-configured to bring the poor into community with legal educators and students.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 16

Keywords: Law School, Curriculum, Educator, Legal Education, Poor, Underprivileged, Poverty

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Date posted: July 10, 2010  

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Failinger, Marie A., Levinas, Law Schools and the Poor: They Stand Over Us (July 7, 2010). Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 115, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1636105

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Hamline University - School of Law ( email )
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104-1237
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