Analysis shows large decline in criminal sentencing race gap

Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of state, county and federal data suggests.For example, the overall sentence length gap between whites and blacks in federal courts decreased by more than 80% between 1996 and 2016.

Analysis shows large decline in criminal sentencing race gap

Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of state, county and federal data suggests.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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