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Need help finding legal statistics on sentencing and race.

Post by RIPP_n_WIPE » 2008-04-30 10:53am

I've been searching for some stats on sentencing and race, to hopefully show a correlation between black persons of the same age group receiving harsher sentences for crimes than persons of other races and within the same age group. It's related to a thread I ended up in on about Wright, that turned into something on racism and crime. Every article I've seen though has been available in legal journals and my school doesn't have access to them. I've looked on jstor and ebsco and still haven't found anything.

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