Episode 167: School-to-Prison-Pipeline w/ Prof. Leah Hill

For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Professor Leah Hill, a clinical associate professor of law at Fordham University whose teaching and writing focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to family law problems. During the conversation, they discuss the role of policy in shaping the trajectories of adolescent girls and boys (32:45), factors contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline (40:15), myths and misconceptions about school discipline (40:15), and the role of gender in school disciplinary outcomes (44:20). They also discuss how the child welfare system contributes to family instability (49:50), structural solutions to addressing discipline and family law problems (55:30), potential improvements to the child welfare system (1:03:50), and Professor Hill’s upcoming projects (1:06:10).

Other Topics Include:

00:30 - Catch up with Ty and Daphne

7:20 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

26:45 - Introduction of Today’s Topic

29:00 - Learn More About Professor Hill

1:11:35- Ty and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


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