Robert K. Vischer

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law

MSL 400, 1000 La Salle Avenue

Minneapolis, MN Minnesota 55403-2005

United States

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1.

Legal Advice as Moral Perspective

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Lawyers, ethics, professionalism, morality, attorney-client dialogue

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Conscience in Context: Pharmacist Rights and the Eroding Moral Marketplace

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious liberty, freedom of religion, pharmacists, right of conscience, morality in the marketplace

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Tortured Ethics: Abu Ghraib and the Moral Lawyer

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Legal ethics, morality, lawyers, terrorism

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Catholic Social Thought and the Ethical Formation of Lawyers: A Call for Community

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, 2004
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Legal ethics, Catholic social thought, religion, community, professionalism

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Conscience and the Common Good

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, 2010, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jan 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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liberty of conscience, individual autonomy, common good, conscience

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The Morally Distinct Corporation: Reclaiming the Relational Dimension of Conscience

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-37
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Nov 2007
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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corporations, corporate law, conscience and law, morality and law, associations, intermediary associations, corporations and morality

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Do For-Profit Businesses Have Free Exercise Rights?

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, 2013, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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law and religion, free exercise of religion, religion and business, contraception mandate

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How Do Lawyers Serve Human Dignity?

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2012, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-35
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2011
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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human dignity, professional responsibility, lawyer ethics, legal ethics, legal profession, lawyers and clients

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Rethinking the Value of Associations

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Feb 2004
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Associations, First Amendment, constitutional law, civil society, religion

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Heretics in the Temple of Law: The Promise and Peril of the Religious Lawyering Movement

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2004
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Lawyers, religion, professionalism, associations, legal ethics, pluralism

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Moral Engagement without the 'Moral Law': A Post-Canons View of Attorneys' Moral Accountability

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Professional responsibility, legal ethics, canons of professional ethics, law and morality, moral counseling, client counseling

12.

Christian Nationalism and the Rule of Law

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Mar 2022
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Solidarity, Subsidiarity, and the Consumerist Impetus of American Law

RECOVERING SELF-EVIDENT TRUTHS: CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICAN LAW, Chapter 5, Catholic University of America Press, 2007, University of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Catholic social teaching, subsidiarity, solidarity, consumer culture, consumerism, health care, equality

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Professional Identity and the Contours of Prudence

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2007, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Catholic social thought, prudential judgment, professional identity, lawyering, judges, conscience, freedom of conscience, morality and law

15.

Trust and the Global Law Firm: Are Relationships of Trust Still Central to the Corporate Legal Services Market?

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Aug 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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legal profession, professional responsibility, legal ethics, law firms, global law firms, lawyer's role, professional role

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The Best Interests of the Child: Modern Lessons from the Christian Traditions

THE VOCATION OF THE CHILD, P. Brennan, ed., Eerdmans, 2008, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Children's rights, family law, law and religion, parents, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children

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Pluralism and Professionalism: The Question of Authority

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Legal ethics, professionalism, morality, lawyers

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When is a Catholic Doing Legal Theory Doing 'Catholic Legal Theory?'

Seton Hall Law Review, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Catholic Legal Theory, Catholic Legal Thought, Law and Religion, Legal Education

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Subsidiarity and Suffering: The View from New Orleans

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, Vol. 45, p. 183, 2007, University of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Catholic social teaching, subsidiarity, federalism, New Orleans

20.

Professionalizing Moral Engagement

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, 2009, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Professional responsibility, legal ethics, legal education, law and morality, moral engagement, legal profession, lawyers and clients

21.

The Sanctity of Conscience in an Age of School Choice: Grounds for Skepticism

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-21
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 May 2006
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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conscience, school choice, religious liberty, public schools

22.

How Necessary is the Right of Assembly?

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-11
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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freedom of assembly, constitutional rights, first amendment, constitutional interpretation

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How Should a Law School's Religious Affiliation Matter in a Difficult Market?

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2017, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 May 2017
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Legal Education, Religion, Law Schools, Formation, Professional

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Individual Rights vs. Institutional Identity: The Relational Dimension of Conscience in Health Care

U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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health care, law of health care, law and conscience, conscience, health care providers

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Whom Should a Catholic Law School Honor?: If Confusion is the Concern, Context Matters

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, 2010, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jan 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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higher education, Catholic universities, legal education, law schools, Catholic law schools, Catholic social thought, right to life, abortion

26.

Confident Pluralism in Corporate Legal Theory

Washington and Lee Law Review (2017 Forthcoming), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-07
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2017
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Lyman Johnson, corporate law, corporate legal theory, corporate pluralism, corporations and social responsibility

27.

Legal Education in an Age of Polarization

University of St. Thomas Law Journal (2022 Forthcoming), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-07
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Feb 2022
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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: polarization, legal practice, professional formation

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How Distinctive Should Catholic Law Schools Be?

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-20
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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legal education, law schools, Catholic identity, law & religion

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Martin Luther King Jr's Lessons for Lawyers in a Time of Market Disruption

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 49, 2015, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Martin Luther King, Jr., legal education, legal services market, legal services

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Conscience and the Common Good: Reclaiming the Space between Person and State

CONSCIENCE AND THE COMMON GOOD: RECLAIMING THE SPACE BETWEEN PERSON AND STATE, Robert K. Vischer, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2010, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-15
Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Robert K. Vischer
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law

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conscience, liberty of conscience, liberty and law, freedom of conscience, law and morality