Lawrence M. Schall, J.D., Ed.D., president of Oglethorpe University, will teach a criminal justice course in Oglethorpe’s Adult Degree Program during the fall 2016 semester.
The course, Equal Justice?: The American Criminal Justice System, introduces the student to the concept and the reality of justice in America. It includes an introduction to case studies through current popularized cases in the media. It will also include a focus on the intersection of race, class, and justice in America.
The course will be held Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:10 p.m. in Fall 2016 Session II. The course will convene in one of Oglethorpe’s newest classrooms at Gables Brookhaven, directly adjacent to campus.
Dr. Schall practiced law as a trial attorney specializing in civil rights litigation before assuming leadership of Oglethorpe University in 2005. Schall writes regularly for The Huffington Post, as well as his personal blog, and has been featured in The Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and on NPR, CNN, and Bloomberg News.