This Essay examines possible applications of Catholic social teachings to the practice and teaching of law. The author lists five major topics within Catholic social teaching: human dignity, the common good, solidarity, subsidiarity, and care of the environment. He then lists ways in which these ideals may be realized through the practice of law, including education, litigation, counseling, judging, and legislation.
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.,
Catholic Social Teaching and American Legal Perspective,
30 Fordham Urb. L.J. 277
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