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United States v. Wheeler

  • By: William C. Plouffe Jr.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The U.S. Supreme Court, in United States v. Wheeler (1978), highlighted the continuing problems concerning race, justice, and equal protection in the U.S. criminal justice system. The case involved a member of an Indian tribe and the ...

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