Racial disparities in the criminal justice system
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Racial disparities in the criminal justice system hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session October 29, 2009 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8588 2009m
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24416532M
ISBN 100160859417
ISBN 109780160859410
LC Control Number2010478508

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  Founded in , The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.   Racial Disparity Among Prosecutors and Trial Judges Translates to Unequal Justice, Activists Say Studies show that 95 percent of the nation’s prosecutors are white and that the lack of Black and brown representation in courts negatively affect outcomes for people of color. Race neutral risk assessments: Requiring juvenile justice and probation staff to use “race-neutral” risk assessments instruments to eliminate racial and ethnic bias in detention screening. Resources. Vermont Report of the Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Advisory Panel, December 4,   Type 3: Structural and cultural factors outside the criminal justice system may contribute to racial disparities. Racist policies of the past have enduring and measurable effects on many of today’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods, shaping the degree of social cohesion and violent crime in these communities.