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
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, PovertyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 10, 2010
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