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Unequal justice under the law

Unequal justice under the law

a collection of essays on the problem of discrimination in the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Published by National Commission on Law Enforcement and Social Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.,
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.,
    • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Commission on Law Enforcement and Social Justice (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8138 .U52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4162034M
      ISBN 100915598337
      LC Control Number80143312
      OCLC/WorldCa7464485

      Publications ncjrs abstract at the base of unequal justice is the unequal distribution of wealth and income. a criminal justice system cannot hold individuals guilty of the injustice of breaking the law if the law itself supports and defends an unjust social order. Police say these arrests are based on legally permissible causes or “reasonable suspicion” discretion by officers, part of an overall crime-reduction strategy. Under the law, police can use their discretion to stop, question and possibly frisk suspects if they believe a crime has been : Erin Geismar.

      It reads "Equal Justice Under Law." These words re-phrase the Court’s unanimous decision applying the Fourteenth Amendment, when then-Chief Justice Melville Fuller wrote that " no State can deprive particular persons or classes of persons of equal and impartial justice under the law."Author: James Hirsen. Equal Justice Under Law is an American civil rights organization in Washington, D.C. which accepts cases on a national basis. The organization was founded in by Alec Karakatsanis and Phil Telfeyan, two Harvard Law School graduates. It has been active in cases where poor criminal defendants have been jailed due to inability to post bond or pay fines.

      Unequal Under the Law BOSTON — By now the Tale of Lilly Ledbetter is beginning to sound like the Perils of Pauline or the Pre-Feminist Follies. An outraged Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called.   UNEQUAL BEFORE THE LAW. But her book, ''Money and Justice,'' is vivid and useful, partly because of her wide experience as a lawyer, legal educator and judge in a busy urban courthouse, and.


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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Racial discrimination in the eyes of the law -- Race in America's first war on drugs -- Negro cocaine fiends, Mexican marijuana smokers, and Chinese opium addicts: the drug menace in racial relief -- Congress on crack: how race-neutral language hides racial meaning -- The racial impact of the war on drugs: how government Pages: Unequal Justice: African Americans in the Virginia Justice System The report states that during two days of fact finding meetings and community comment sessions, the committee heard statements from civil rights activists, concerned citizens, law pro-fessors, students, local law enforcement File Size: KB.

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