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Race, Ethnicity, and Punishment  

Michael Tonry

Print publication date:
Apr 2012
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article reflects on the realities of race, crime, and punishment in the United States. It focuses on the damage caused on African Americans by the “War on Drugs” that started during ... More

Racial Disparities in Prosecution, Sentencing, and Punishment  

Cassia Spohn

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Oct 2013
Issues of racial and ethnic disparity in the criminal justice system continues to provoke controversy and spark debate. It is clear that the overt discrimination that characterized the ... More