Lisa Schiltz

Elizabeth R. Schiltz is a Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy, and Thomas J. Abood Research Scholar at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. After receiving a B.A. in Philosophy from Yale University and a J.D. from Columbia School of Law, she practiced for many years as a banking regulatory lawyer. She began her academic career at the Notre Dame Law School, which she left in 2000 to become one of the founding members of the St. Thomas School of Law. She teaches Contracts, Sales, Banking Law, Consumer Law, and Feminist Jurisprudence. Her primary interest in banking law is on the relationship between state and federal regulation of consumer credit. Professor Schiltz also publishes and speaks on the topic of Catholic feminism and on issues related to the sanctity of life, such as eugenic abortions and stem cell research. She is a blogger on Mirror of Justice, a blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband, federal judge Patrick J. Schiltz, and their four children.