Levinas, Law Schools and the Poor: They Stand Over Us
16 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Date Written: July 7, 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.
Keywords: Law School, Curriculum, Educator, Legal Education, Poor, Underprivileged, Poverty
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