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15 Apr 2009, 10:53 am
A recent study found that the nation is experiencing a shift in racial incarceration disparity – minority incarceration rates are down and white incarceration rates are up. [read post]
17 Feb 2015, 8:53 am by nspringer
 Racially biased use of discretion – not just among prosecutors, but also police officers, judges and potentially even public defenders – is just one source of racial disparity in sentencing.A second cause is ostensibly race-neutral policies and laws that have a disparate racial impact. [read post]
10 Jun 2011, 4:26 am by Ezra Rosser
New Article: Andrea Freeman, Credit Card Ills: Reducing Racial Disparities in Debt, SSRN.   [read post]
16 Nov 2012, 6:22 am by Danielle Citron
Booker on racial disparity in the federal criminal justice system (including in prosecutorial decision-making).   [read post]
17 Jan 2012, 8:01 pm by Lawrence Solum
Starr (University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School) have posted Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequenceson SSRN. [read post]
8 Feb 2012, 5:39 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Starr (pictured) (University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School) have posted Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences on SSRN. [read post]
3 Dec 2013, 12:09 pm by Immigration Prof
From National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Full-Day Conference on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in America’s Criminal Justice System – Friday, December 6, 2013, in Washington, DC Washington, DC (December 3, 2013) – On Friday, December 6, 2013, the National... [read post]
5 Dec 2007, 12:05 am
Doc Berman points to a new study from the Justice Policy Institute documenting racial disparities in incarceration trends for drug crimes, and the study contains plenty of localized county-level fact sheets that have already begun to result in localized MSM stories in various media outlets, though none yet in Texas.Not only is the level of racial disaparity in drug-related incarceration by county surprising, but also the RANGE of variation between counties in how much more… [read post]
28 Oct 2009, 10:06 am
As detailed in this official hearing page, the House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will be holding a hearing on Thursday, October 29 to examine "Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System. [read post]
14 Oct 2013, 8:39 am by Steve Hall
"Judge: No racial disparities in death cases," is the AP report, via the Waterbury Republican. [read post]
27 Jan 2009, 5:16 am
Titled "Race Equity Review: Findings From A Qualitative Analysis of Racial Disproportionality and Disparity for African American... [read post]
4 Nov 2008, 3:54 am
A federal judge has raised the issue of a racial disparity in two criminal cases involving child pornography. [read post]
19 Feb 2014, 3:25 pm by Ezra Rosser
Harris Stop Terry: Reasonable Suspicion, Race, and a Proposal to Limit Terry StopsRenée McDonald Hutchins “Give Us Free”: Addressing Racial Disparities in Bail DeterminationsCynthia E. [read post]
12 May 2008, 11:57 am
When drug arrests, most for possession, have become law enforcement’s most frequent function, and when these arrests are marked by patent racial disparity, they cannot be written-off as side effects of legitimate enforcement patterns. [read post]
7 Mar 2014, 5:15 am by Barbara S. Mishkin
MishkinGiven the CFPB’s fair lending focus, there is certainly a strong dose of irony in the American Banker’s report yesterday that CFPB staff evaluations show a pattern of racial disparities. [read post]
3 Jan 2008, 3:33 pm
"The Institute of Medicine report Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care said that racial and ethnic... [read post]
21 Aug 2007, 3:25 pm
Public Official Acknowledges Racial Education Gap In a rare and commendable acknowledgment of racial disparities by a public official, Jack O'Connell, California's state superintendent of public instruction, announced that student performance on the most recent standardized tests demonstrate that "the... [read post]
10 Jun 2009, 3:58 pm
Putting Women's Health Care Disparities On The Map: Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities at the State Level, June 10, 2009:... [read post]
10 Oct 2008, 11:47 am
Kemp in the near future and find that capital punishment is unconstitutional based on statistical evidence of racial disparities, other means for reducing racial disparities in the death penalty should be implemented. [read post]
4 Mar 2007, 1:03 pm
A study, Racial disparity in the frequency of recurrence of preterm birth, was published in the February issue of AJOG. [read post]