Lucia Ann Silecchia

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Professor of Law

3600 John McCormack Rd., NE

Washington, DC 20064

United States

http://law.cua.edu/fac_staff/SilecchiaL/

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Environmental Ethics from the Perspective of NEPA and Catholic Social Teaching: Ecological Guidance for the 21st Century

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2004, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-17
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Integrating Catholic Social Thought in Elder Law and Estate Planning Courses: Reflections on Law, Age and Ethics

Villanova Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-27
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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3.

Designing and Teaching Advanced Legal Research and Writing Courses

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 2, p. 203, 1995, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-23
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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4.

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Reflections on Four Flaws that Tarnish Its Promise

Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2013, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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5.

Reflections on the Link between Faith and Intellect

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-2
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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6.

The 'Preferential Option for the Poor': An Opportunity and a Challenge for Environmental Decision-Making

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2008, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-7
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Aug 2009
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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7.

Discerning the Environmental Perspective of Pope Benedict XVI

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 4, pp. 227-269, 2007, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-14
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Pope John Paul II's Evangelium Vitae and the 'Horizon of the Good'

Journal of Christian Legal Thought, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2011, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-9
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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9.

Reflections on the Future of Social Justice

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2000, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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10.

Things are Seldom What They Seem: Lawyers and Judges in the Tales of Mark Twain

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2003, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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11.

A Witness First Lives the Life He Proposes: Evangelization and the Catholic Lawyer

“A Witness First Lives the Life He Proposes”: Evangelization and the Catholic Lawyer (May 21, 2015),
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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12.

Catholic Social Teaching and its Impact on American Law: Observations on the Past and Reflections on the Future

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 1, pp. 277-312, 2004, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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13.

Integrating Spiritual Perspectives with the Law School Experience: An Essay and an Invitation

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 167, 2000, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-10
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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On 'Unease' and 'Idealism': Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI's Educating Young People in Justice and Peace and Its Message for Law Teachers

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2013, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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15.

Judicial Review of CERCLA Cleanup Procedures: Striking a Balance to Prevent Irreparable Harm

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 339, 1996, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-11
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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16.

Reflections on the Right to Environmental Health as a Condition for Development

2 Comparative Law: Portugese-American Perspectives, pp. 301-344, 2010 , CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-8
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Pinning the Blame & Piercing the Veil in the Mists of Metaphor: The Supreme Court's New Standards for the CERCLA Liability of Parent Companies and a Proposal for Legislative Reform

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, 1998, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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18.

The Call to Stewardship: A Catholic Perspective on Environmental Responsibility

Chapter 17 of American Law from a Catholic Perspective, Edited by Ronald J. Rychlak, 2015, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Apr 2015
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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19.

Ounces of Prevention and Pounds of Cure: Developing Sound Policies for Environmental Compliance Programs

Fordham Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1996, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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20.

New York Attorney Malpractice Liability to Non-Clients: Toward a Rule of Reason & Predictability

Pace Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1995, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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21.

After Copenhagen, Some Lessons from Rome

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-26
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 May 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Of Painters, Sculptors, Quill Pens, and Microchips: Teaching Legal Writers in the Electronic Age

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, p. 802, 1996, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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23.

The Catalyst Calamity: Post-Buckhannon Fee-Shifting in Environmental Litigation and a Proposal for Congressional Action

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2004, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-18
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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24.

Faith in the Public Square: Some Reflections on its Role and Limitations from the Perspective of Catholic Social Teaching

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class, Vol. 4, pp. 69-80, 2006, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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25.

On Doing Justice and Walking Humbly with God: Catholic Social Thought on Law as a Tool for Achieving Justice

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, 1997, CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-22
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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26.

Toward a Pro-Life Environmental Movement

Toward a Pro-Life Environmental Movement, 20 Life & Learning ____ (2010) , CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-4
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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27.

Laudato Si’ and the Tragedy of the 'Throwaway Culture'

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Rejecting a View that Any Human Life is Dispensable

The Environmental Forum, p. 50 (March/April 2017)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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29.

'Social Love' as a Vision for Environmental Law: Laudato Si' and the Rule of Law

10 Liberty University Law Review 371 (2016), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-7
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2016
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Laudato Si' and Care for Our Common Home: What Does it Mean for the Legal Professional?

6 Seattle J. of Envtl. L. 1 (2016), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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31.

The Morality of Market Mechanisms

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 46, Pp. 10006 (I-2016), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Environmental Law Institute, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment
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Pope Francis and the Vocation of the Lawyer: Reflections on Service and Responsibility

54 J. of Cath. Legal Stud. 23 (2015), CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Lucia Ann Silecchia
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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