— Above, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee,with Earlham students. (Photo by Jennifer Domenick)
Courses in the Law and Social Justice Integrated Pathway seek to provide an understanding of the role of law in the quest for social justice. Students can examine major court decisions, the structure of the nation’s legal system, and the theoretical and philosophical assumptions about the law. They can also gain additional skills and knowledge important for law school success, including: critical reading and thinking, verbal communication, collaborative work, and perhaps most importantly an understanding of key social justice issues. By navigating the recommended courses, as well as taking advantage of extra-curricular opportunities, students will additionally be in an excellent position to make a decision regarding whether to pursue a law degree after completing their undergraduate education.
(Photo by Jennifer Domenick)
Each student will complete five courses.