Politics and Justice

Many believe that the criminal justice system is immune to the swaying pendulum of politics. This is due to the Constitution’s separation of powers. There are three branches of government, a judicial branch, executive branch, and legislative branch, which are clearly...

Confirmation Bias and the Criminal Justice System

Confirmation Bias is a problem within criminal justice system that often goes unaddressed. The term “Confirmation Bias” is a word used to describe a situation when a person looks for evidence to support an already formed theory, while disregarding (often...