Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Bias Criminal Justice System

Trump’s Judge Picks Could Boost Racial Bias...

The "Age of Trump" will likely last far longer than the presidency of its namesake, with effects to be felt long after the current...

Racial Bias Results In Blacks, Latinos Being...

In a nation that is governed by racial biases and the criminalization of Blackness, so is the U.S. system of mass incarceration governed through...

Prosecutors Exclude Blacks Because All-White Juries Are...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs6_olGmp9g&feature=youtu.be According to The New York Times, a study of the Caddo Parish, Louisiana, court system has revealed prosecutors often exclude Blacks from jury trials...

As The Skin Color of Opioid Abusers...

  President Barack Obama is saying no to the war on drugs, as a part of his approach to treat drug abuse as a public...

Psychological Study: Whites Associate Black Faces as...

A revealing yet disturbing study on implicit racial bias in society sheds light on white stereotypes regarding Black criminality and attitudes toward Black children. ...

St. Louis-Area Cop Claims His Life Was...

A St. Louis-area police officer who was forced to resign after threatening Ferguson protesters with a raised gun claims his life has been “ruined.” According...

Poll: White Americans Yearn For the 1950s,...

According to a new poll, white Americans yearn for the 1950s, the good old days when they did not face so much racial discrimination...

The Pervasiveness of Racism in Policing: Report...

A new study focusing on Black millennials, policing, guns and the justice system helps to substantiate the claim that violence against Black people is...

Obama ‘Bans the Box’ and Gives Ex-Offenders...

President Obama announced his decision to direct federal agencies to “ban the box”—the questions on government job applications that ask prospective employees about their...

Ferguson Effect? Hard Data Knocks Out FBI...

Recently, FBI Director James Comey has promoted a theory that increased scrutiny of the police has caused a spike in crime. Although he was...

Supreme Court Tackles Case Involving Ongoing Discrimination...

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider a case involving discrimination against potential Black jurors, according to The Washington Post. The case involves...

Under Kamala Harris, California’s First Black Attorney...

  The state of California is ahead of the curve on changing criminal justice policy, and its attorney general is leading the way. In light of...

Jury of Your Peers? Study Finds Prosecutors...

According to The New York Times, a study of the Caddo Parish, Louisiana, court system has revealed prosecutors often exclude Blacks from jury trials...

Obama Has Done the Right Thing to...

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