How Do We Effectively Deal With the Contemporary Criminal Justice Discriminations That People of Color Continue to Face?
The U.S. is a world leader in its rate of incarceration, dwarfing the rate of nearly every other nation.
If so, combining the jurisdictions would create the appearance of a sentencing disparity even when no disparity actually exists. Because America’s races are scattered differently across jurisdictions, and jurisdictions sentence differently from one another, aggregating has an effect that is easily mistaken for racially disparate sentencing.
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