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Race, Culture, Psychology, and Law is the only book to provide summaries and analyses of culturally competent psychological and social services encountered within the U.S. legal arena. The book is broad in scope and covers the knowledge and practice crucial in providing comprehensive services to ethnic, racial, and cultural minorities. Topics include the importance of race relations, psychological testing and evaluation, racial “profiling,” disparities in death penalty conviction, immigration and domestic violence, asylum seekers, deportations and civil rights, juvenile justice, cross-cultural lawyering, and cultural competency in the administration of justice.

Chapter 3: Judicial Colorblindness, Race Neutrality, and Modern Racism: How Psychologists Can Help the Courts Understand Race Matters

Judicial Colorblindness, Race Neutrality, and Modern Racism: How Psychologists Can Help the Courts Understand Race Matters
Judicial colorblindness, race neutrality, and modern racism: How psychologists can help the courts understand race matters
Kimberly HoltBarrett, University of Washington
William H.GeorgeUniversity of Washington

I know what the world has done to my brother and how narrowly he has survived it. And I know, which is much worse, and this is the crime of which I accuse my country and my countrymen, and for which neither time nor history will ever forgive them, that they have destroyed and are destroying hundreds and thousands of lives and do not know it and do not want to know it. One can be, one can indeed one must strive to become, tough and philosophical ...

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