Why Catholic Law Schools?

Shalloe, Francis J.
June 1931
America;6/13/1931, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p233
The article discusses the argumentation of the trend in the Catholic law schools in the U.S. It speculates on the positive reasons for the Catholic law school where it could fashion a Catholic lawyer. It argues on the idea that the foundation of the Catholic philosophy of law will not be found in non-Catholic law schools where they could produce lawyers but they are not equipped to produce Catholic lawyers.


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