Schnatter Center spring programs examine criminal justice reform


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville College of Business will examine criminal justice reform during its spring program events, all of which are free and open to the public.

    Jan. 23, 4:30 p.m.: Panel discussion, “Criminal Justice Issues at the National Level,” moderated by Michael Losavio, a UofL criminal justice professor. Panel members will be criminal justice experts Greg DeAngelo of West Virginia University, Anna Harvey of New York University and Megan Stevenson of George Mason University.

    Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m.: Author John Pfaff will discuss his book “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform.” Co-sponsored by the BB&T Speaker Series and the Schnatter Center.

    March 28, 4:30 p.m.: Public policy researcher Josh Crawford, community activist Christopher 2X, and Deborah Keeling, UofL criminal justice professor, will give insights on issues of local crime and justice.

    All events are in PNC Horn Auditorium in the college’s Harry Frazier Hall.

    For more information, contact Donna Zinser Clark, 502-852-5612, or visit


    Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.