- J.D., University of Wisconsin, 1978
- M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1975
- B.A., Swarthmore College, 1968
License to Practice
Specialties and Courses
- Law and literature
- Law and religion
- Professional responsibility
- State constitutional law
Before embarking on her teaching career Professor Hartigan practiced law for eight years. She served as a law clerk to Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and later, to U.S. District Judge James B. McMillan in Charlotte, North Carolina. Biography
Hartigan joined the permanent faculty at St. Mary’s in 1995, after a yearlong visit. She has taught courses in torts, professional responsibility, law and literature, evidence, jurisprudence, state constitutional law, law and theology, property and local government, and a seminar on religious consciousness and law.
Order of the Coif
Former Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska School of Law
Former Visiting Professor, Tulane Law School
Former Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Member of the Globalization, Law and Religion Project (2002-4)
Frequently published in the Journal of Law & Religion
Has served on the Board of the Journal of Law & Religion for over ten years
Has made numerous national presentations, including for the ABA Law, Religion and Ethics National Conference in 1999.
Articles in a Periodical
- Just Talking with the Furniture, 13 Journal of Gender, Race & Justice 615 (2010).
- L’Oz, 20 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 51 (2010).
- When Borders Cross People: Whose [Who’s] Poor, or the Spirit of Immigration, 5 J. Catholic Social Thought 161 (2008).
- Engaged Surrender in the Void: Post-Secularist “Human” Rights Discourse and Muslim Feminists, 22 J.L. & Religion 131(2006-2007).
- Pilgrim to Nowhere – The Mysterious Journey of Robert Rodes, 22 J.L. & Religion 481 (2006-2007).
- Unlaw, 55 Buff. L. Rev. 841 (2007).
- Law Fragments, 82 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 615 (2005).
- Globalization in a Fallen World: Redeeming Dust, 215 Miss. C. L. Rev. 22 (2004).
- Book Review: Milner Ball’s, The Word and the Law, J. of Law & Religion (2002).
- A Tribute to Andrew W. McThenia, Jr., 58 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 3 (2001).
- Out-Lawing God the Daughter, 9 USC Rev. of Law and Women’s Studies 227 (2000).
- Book Review: Solidarity and Suffering, J. of Law & Religion (1999).
- Law’s Alienation: Furies and Nomoi and Bears (and Nuns), 81 Marq. L. Rev. 473 (1998).
- Disturbing the Peace, 19 U.C.L.A. Chicano-Latino L. Rev. 479 (1998).
- Multiple Unities in the Law, 36 S. Tex. L. Rev. 999 (1996).
- Practicing and Professing Faith in Spirit and Law, 27 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 1165 (1996).
- Loving the Medium: Review of Stephen Carter’s Culture of Disbelief, 11 J.L. & Religion 459 (1995).
- The Gentleman Who Was Thursday, 10 J. L. & Religion 311 (1994).
- Derridoz Law Written in Our Heart/Land, 67 Tul. L. Rev. 1133 (1993).
- Surprised By Law, in Religious Freedom Symposium, 1993 BYU L. Rev. 147(1993).
- Rose and Apple: Original Gifts? 44 Fla. L. Rev. 347 (1992).
- Parabolic Jokes and the Unknown Law, in Symposium on Love and Power: the Proper Role of Religion in American Politics, 20 Cap. U. L. Rev. 73 (1991).
- The Power of Language Beyond Words: Law as Invitation, 26 Harv. C.R-C.L. L. Rev. 67 (1991).
- Law and Mystery: Calling the Letter to Life Through the Spirit of the Law of State Constitutions, 6 J.L. & Religion 225 (1988).
- God and Mammon and Democratic Capitalism, 62 Tex. L. Rev. 949 (1984).
- Skepticism in Stasis, Hum. & Soc., (1981).
- “What Is the Matter with Antigone?,” Feminism, Law and Religion (Liz Schiltz, eds., 2013).