Jackson Sasser

Government Professor at W&M

THERE ARE MORE IMPORTANT THINGS THAN THIS MIDTERM

A university’s work, like our adversarial criminal justice system and much else in
life, is fundamentally competitive. How differently would we teach and learn, or apply our
criminal law, if we traded competition for compassion? What if there really are more important
things than this midterm?

Jackson Sasser spent nearly a decade in college administration and is in his tenth year teaching interdisciplinary courses in Constitutional law, criminal procedure, race and the law, and the death penalty in William & Mary’s government department. An award-winning adviser and teacher, Sasser designs courses that help students understand the law in historical context and as lived experience.