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2005-2006 Catholic Lawyer's Program: For All the Saints: How the Lives of Extraordinary Catholics Can Shed Light on the Ordinary Practice of Law


A three part series offered in collaboration with The Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Archdiocese of New York, and the St. John's University Journal of Catholic Legal Studies explored how the lives of extraordinary Catholics can shed light on the ordinary practice of law.

Publication: 46 Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, number 1 (2007)

St. Thérèse of Lisieux (June 2006)

Conversation with:
Professor Michael Scaperlanda, Oklahoma University College of Law

Reading:
Joseph E. La Rue, Redeeming the Lawyer's Time: A Proposal for a Shift in How Attorneys Think About-and Utilize-Time, 20 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol'y 473

St. Ignatius of Loyola (April 2006)

Conversation with:
Rev. Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Boston College Law School

Reading:
Monika K. Hellwig, Finding God in All Things: A Spirituality for Today
Harvey D. Egan, S.J., Ignatius Loyola the Mystic (pp. 32-65)
David L. Fleming, S.J., Draw Me Into Your Friendship: A Literal Translation and a Contemporary reading for the Spiritual Exercises (The Contemplation on the Love of God)
Howard Gray, S.J., Ignatius's Method for Letting God Shine Through Life's Realities
Dennis Hamm, S.J., Praying through Your Day: A Format
Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., A Calling Heeded

A View from the Monastery (St. Teresa of Avila and St. Bernard of Clairvaux) (February 2006)

Conversation with:
Professor Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, Fordham Law School
Professor Amy Uelmen, Fordham Law School

Reading:
Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, Lawyers, Clients, and Mediation, 73 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1369 (1998)
Amelia J. Uelmen, A View of the Legal Profession from a Mid-Twentieth-Century Monastery, 71 Fordham L. Rev. 1517 (2003)

St. Thomas More (October 2005)

Conversation with:
Dr. Gerard Wegemer, University of Dallas, the founding director of the Center for Thomas More Studies

Reading:
Selections from A Thomas More Sourcebook, edited by Gerard B. Wegemer and Stephen W. Smith, Catholic University of America Press, 2004