Friday, August 24, 2007
CrimProf Failinger was admitted in Indiana and is currently a member of the Minnesota bar. Formerly a staff attorney with Legal Services Organization of Indiana, she has continued her work on behalf of the disadvantaged as a founding member of the National Equal Justice Library, AALS Poverty Law Section, Law Teachers for Legal Services, American Indian Policy Institute, and MiCAEL (arts and law organization.)
She is the editor of the internationally recognized Journal of Law and Religion, as an editorial board member and contributor to the online Journal of Lutheran Ethics, and a founding Board member of Church Innovations Institute and Lutheran Innovations.
She has been professionally active in the American Association of Law Schools and Minnesota Women Lawyers, and has served on nonprofit boards or committees on legal services to the poor, adoption, fair housing, medical ethics, children and the law, and human rights issues. She has also taught in the clinical program at Valparaiso University School of Law. [Mark Godsey]