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Sentencing Disparities, African Americans

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

There is a voluminous literature that seeks to address the impact of defendant race on sentencing outcomes. Although the manner and extent to which defendant race impacts sentencing outcomes has changed over time, current empirical evidence confirms the persistence of racial ...

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