A Sociological Perspective on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Emily Walsh Introduction By 1917, all states in the United States of America passed laws making it a requirement for all school-age children to attend school (Education, 2018). With the passing of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, it made it a constitutional right for all students to receive the same education (Zinn, 2003). But to…

Wrongful Convictions: How do they Impact Society?

By Erin Barrett Innocent or Guilty? As a society, we so often rely on the sentencing of our “criminals” in the court of law. We as citizens, put our faith in the science of the system to keep our societies safe. It has become such a norm that we trust the system, and believe someone…