Marie A. Failinger

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Professor of Law

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

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1.

Islam in the Mind of American Courts: 1800-1960

Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 85 (235,819)

Abstract:

Islam, Muslims, legal history, religious liberty, religious minorities

2.

The Paradox in Madness: Vunerability Confronts the Law

Mental Health Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 1, p. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 73 (265,217)

Abstract:

mental illness, power of attorney, vulnerability

3.

Yick Wo at 125: Four Simple Lessons for the Contemporary Supreme Court

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 17, p. 217, Spring 2012
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 53 (293,826)

Abstract:

racial discrimination, equal protection, legal history

4.

Twenty-Five Years of Law and Religion Scholarship: Some Reflections

Touro Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 9 (2014)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 46 (303,597)

Abstract:

law and religion, legal, religion, religious, church and state, international human rights, minority, faith, scholarship, secular, political, historical, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, non-discrimination, pluralistic, God, America, constitution, prophetic, theological, ethical, church

5.

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

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 115, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 46 (316,771)

Abstract:

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

6.

Lessons Unlearned: Women Offenders, the Ethics of Care, and the Promise of Restorative Justice

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 33, p. 487, 2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 37 (325,371)

Abstract:

restorative justice, female offenders, women offenders, criminal system, traditional incarceration, ethics of care, ethics of right

7.

No More Deaths: On Conscience, Civil Disobedience, and a New Role for Truth Commissions

University of Missouri at Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, p. 401, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 36 (352,782)

Abstract:

Immigration, No Deaths volunteers, conscientious disobedient, Free Exercise, federal immigration laws, illegal immigrants, national truth commission

8.

Gentleman as Hero: Atticus Finch and the Lonely Path

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 10, p. 303, 1993-1994
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 34 (325,371)

Abstract:

Tom Shaffer, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch, Lonely Path, gentlemen, hero, everyday lawyer

9.

Ophelia with Child: A Restorative Approach to Legal Decision-Making by Teen Mothers

Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2010
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 33 (369,752)

Abstract:

welfare, minors, restorative justice, parenting, teenage mothers

10.

Finding a Voice of Challenge: The State Responds to Religious Women and Their Communities

South California Review of Law and Social Justice, Vol. 21, p. 137, 2012
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 31 (359,311)

Abstract:

11.

Moving Toward Human Rights Principles for Intercountry Adoption

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 39, p. 523 (2014)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 28 (334,222)

Abstract:

intercountry adoption, adoption, human rights, human dignity, realism principle, global interdependence, family diversity, vulnerability, Convention of the Rights of the Child, non-discrimination, right to life, birthparents, adoptive, David Smolin, Hague Convention on Adoption, international

12.

Parallel Justice: Creating Causes of Action for Mandatory Mediation

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 47, p. 359 (2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 27 (352,782)

Abstract:

mediation, mediate, ethical, ethics, court-connected, equity courts, mandatory, non-justiciable, dispute resolution, ADR, alternative dispute resolution, conflict, constitutional litigation, restorative justice, cause of action, common law, arbitration

13.

Finding the Right Metaphor for Our Community

The Hamline Review, Vol. 30, p. 55, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 22 (423,728)

Abstract:

Carnegie Report, Hamline

14.

A Truly Good Work: Turning to Restorative Justice for Answers to the Welfare-to-Work Dilemma

Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law Policy, Vol. 15, p. 209, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 19 (423,728)

Abstract:

Welfare, poverty, work, restorative justice

15.

Searching for the Crown of Feathers: An Essay on Psychology, Ethics, and Truth in Constitutional Law

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 9, p. 381, 2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 16 (423,728)

Abstract:

Constitutional arguments, constitutional case, Battleground, psychological elements, lawyers, legal realist tradition

16.

Contract, Gift, or Covenant? A Review of the Law of Overpayments

Loyola Law Review, New Orleans, Vol. 36, p. 89, 1991
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 16 (423,728)

Abstract:

Overpayments, gift, contract, potlatch, covenant relationship, United States welfare programs, dependent persons

17.

Recovering the Face-to-Face in American Immigration Law

Southern California Review of Law and Societal Justice, Vol. 16, p. 319, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 14 (470,298)

Abstract:

Immigration, Department of Homeland Security, Chin Shee, Levinas

18.

Not Mere Rhetoric: On Wasting or Claiming Your Legacy, Justice Scalia

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 425, 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 14 (418,825)

Abstract:

Justice Scalia, Supreme Court Justices, rhetoric

19.

Necessary Legends: The National Equal Justice Library and the Importance of Poverty Lawyers' History

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 265, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 14 (444,252)

Abstract:

Legal Services, poverty law, poverty lawyers, legal assistance programs, client-centered ethic, public defender programs, National Equal Justice Library

20.

Women's Work: A Lutheran Feminist Critique

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 4, p. 405, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 14 (454,755)

Abstract:

Lutheran, feminism, Lutheran feminists, the gospel, women’s work, valuable work, good work

21.

Co-Creating Adoption Law: A Lutheran Perspective

Dialog: A Journal of Theology, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 266-275 (2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 13 (459,956)

Abstract:

adoption law, Roman adoption, heirship, orders of creation, interracial adoption, open adoptions

22.

Can a Good Judge Be a Good Politician? Judicial Elections from a Virtual Ethics Approach

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 70, p.433, 2005
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 13 (439,073)

Abstract:

Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, direct judicial elections, judicial selection, virtue ethics, public virtues

23.

Litigating Against Poverty: Legal Services and Group Representation

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 1, p. 1, 1984
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger and Larry May
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13 (439,073)

Abstract:

Legal Services Corporation, Reagan Administration, poverty law program, Breger, law reform advocates, equal access defenders, poverty law

24.

Face-Ing the Other: An Ethics of Encounter and Solidarity in Legal Services Practice

Fordham Law Review Vol. 67, p. 2071, 1999
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 13 (454,755)
Citation 1

Abstract:

poverty law, Office of the Economic Opportunity, Legal Services Corporations, poverty-lawyering problem, non-relationship, outsiders, insiders, Emmanuel Levinas

25.

A Home of its Own: The Role of Poverty Law in Furthering Law Schools' Missions

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 34, p. 1173, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 12 (470,298)

Abstract:

poverty law, legal education, mainstream academy, law school curriculum, Civil Gideon

26.

Equality Versus the Right to Choose Associates: A Critique of Hannah Arendt's View of the Supreme Court's Dilemma

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 49, p.143, 1987
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 12 (423,728)

Abstract:

right of association, school desegregation, Hannah Arendt, equality cases, fundamental rights, societal diversity

27.

Can Wrongs Be Rights? Why a 'Conservative' Might Support Legal Protection for Gay and Lesbian People

Word & World, Vol. 14, p. 270, 1994
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 11 (475,501)

Abstract:

Gay, lesbian, homosexual, civil rights, Christianity, God, protection

28.

Keeping Faith: An Essay on the Right to Travel, the Poor and the Ethical Demands of Constitutional Stare Decisis

Loyola Poverty Law Journal, Vol. 5, p. 27, 1999
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 11 (444,252)

Abstract:

Faith, ethics, poor, poverty, welfare, travel, stare decisis, residential restrictions, Shapiro v. Thompson

29.

'Too Cheap Work for Anybody But Us': Toward a Theory and Practice of Good Child Labor

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 35, p. 1035, 2004
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 10 (459,956)

Abstract:

Child labor, America, work, employees, legislation

30.

A Peace Proposal for the Same-Sex Marriage Wars: Restoring the Household to its Proper Place

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 10, p. 195, 2004
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 9 (480,781)

Abstract:

Family, gay marriage, covenant marriage, same-sex marriage, nuclear family

31.

Five Modern Notions in Search of an Author: The Ideology of the Intimate Society in Constitutional Speech Law

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 251, 1999
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 9 (496,319)

Abstract:

Media, communications, technology, speech, technology, Denver v. FCC, Shea v. Reno

32.

Is Tom Shaffer a Covenantal Lawyer?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 77, p.705, 2002
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 8 (485,895)

Abstract:

Tom Shaffer, covenantal ethics, interpersonal ethics, religion, narrative argument legal ethics

33.

In Praise of Contextuality - Justice O'Connor and the Establishment Clause

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 7, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 7 (485,895)

Abstract:

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Religion Clause, Establishment Clause, non-endorsement test, contextualism, Lynch v. Donnelly, McCreary County, Kentucky v. American Civil Liberties Union

34.

The Minnesota Revenue Recapture Act: Little Brother Makes Good?

Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 7, p.1, Spring 1986
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 7 (480,781)

Abstract:

child support, child support obligations, Child Support Enforcement Act, Minnesota Revenue Recapture Act, Internal Revenue Service, tax refunds

35.

Against Idols: The Court as Symbol-Making or Rhetorical Institution

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 8, p. 367, 2006
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 7 (501,297)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ethics, Truth-telling, humility, symbol, metaphor, idol

36.

Virtuous Judges and Electoral Politics: A Contradiction?

Albany Law Review, Vol. 67, p.769, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 6 (496,319)
Citation 1

Abstract:

judicial elections, judicial selection commissions, ethics, moral qualities, merit commissions

37.

New Wine, New Bottles: Private Property Metaphors and Public Forum Speech

St. John's Law Review , Vol. 71, No. 2, p. 217, 1997
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 6 (506,230)

Abstract:

First Amendment, public forum doctrine, the internet, Communications Decency Act, Denver Area E.T.C., FCC v. Pacifica Foundation, Justice Souter, metaphors, new communication technology

38.

Introduction: Home at Last: Poverty Law Returns to the Academy

Loyola Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, p. 1, Spring 1988
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 6 (496,319)

Abstract:

Poverty law, American legal education, Goldberg v. Kelly, Shapiro v. Thompson, legal scholarship

39.

Symposium: Association American of Law Schools (AALS), Professional Responsibility Section Essay Contest: Ethics in the Year 2050: Introduction

Widener Law Review, Vol. 15, p. 235, 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 6 (515,888)

Abstract:

AALS, essay contest, ethics, ethicists

40.

An Offer She Can't Refuse: When Fundamental Rights and Conditions on Government Benefits Collide

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 833, 1986
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 5 (506,230)

Abstract:

Counter-ethic of responsibility, rights, government benefits, Maher/Harris, withholding benefits, public benefits

41.

Conversation: H. Jefferson Powell on the American Constitutional Tradition: A Conversation

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 11, 1996
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 4 (520,437)

Abstract:

American Constitutional tradition, Powell, moral tradition

42.

Pilgrimage or Exodus?: Responding to Faculty Faith Diversity at Religiously Affiliated Law Schools

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 719, 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 3 (515,888)

Abstract:

religiously affiliated law schools, pilgrimage, Exodus, faith communities, faculty members, religious metaphors

43.

A Word-and-Flesh Profession: A Response to White and Brueggemann

Mercer Law Review Vol. 53, p. 1035, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 3 (524,942)

Abstract:

Professor White, Professor Brueggemann, human speech interaction, we, triad relationship, speech, testimonial, language

44.

Voices Protesting and Affirming: Engaging the Culture of Law

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 1, p. 307, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 2 (520,437)

Abstract:

Protestant, culture of law, Niebuhr, Christianity, conversionalists, synthesists, dualists, Yoder

45.

The Poverty Law Canon: Exploring the Major Cases

The Poverty Law Canon: Exploring the Major Cases (Marie Failinger & Ezra Rosser eds., Univ. of Michigan Press, 2016), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-06
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Marie A. Failinger and Ezra Rosser
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and American University - Washington College of Law

Abstract:

Poverty, Poverty Law, Goldberg, Dandridge, Supreme Court

46.

Talking Chalk: Defacing the First Amendment in the Public Forum

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 722, 2012
Posted: 09 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

47.

Unmasking the Stranger: American Welfare Residency Rules and the Encounter with the Other

Law Text Culture, Vol. 1, No. 5, 2000
Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

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48.

The Justice Who Wouldn't Be Lutheran: Toward Borrowing the Wisdom of Faith Traditions

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, 1998 (published 2000)
Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

law and religion, judicial opinions, religion in public life

49.

Gender, Justice and the Left Hand of God: A Lutheran Perspective

Southern Calif. Review of Law & Women's Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1999
Posted: 15 Jan 2001
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract:

50.

Remembering Mrs. Murphy: A Remedies Approach to the Conflict between Gay/Lesbian Renters and Religious Landlords

Capital Law Review, Vol. 29, 1999
Posted: 13 Nov 2000
Marie A. Failinger
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Abstract: