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Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sen. Jeff Brandes: Black defendants spend more time in jail for the same crimes. »
Not long ago, the Council on Criminal Justice, a nonpartisan national think tank, released a report showing that racial an...
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Crime Report: 1994 Federal Crime Law Helped Cut 200,000 Sentences: Study »
The wide-ranging anticrime law passed by Congress in 1994 generally is known as a “tough on crime” measure because it incr...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The New York Daily News: Racial gap shrinks, but but blacks still 5 times more likely.. »
The long-standing racial disparity in rates of incarceration has begun to narrow in the early part of the 21st century, bu...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Washington Post: States imprison black people at five times the rate of whites »
In its first major report, the independent, bipartisan Council on Criminal Justice has found that racial and ethnic d...