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Resource ID: #14945
Subject: Courts
Source: Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.)
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Date: 03/08/1998

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The Times-Dispatch examines discrimination in prison sentences. An investigation found that sentences for black felons are longer in the South Richmond circuit courthouse, run by one judge, than in the North Richmond circuit courthouse where several judges sit, while sentences for white felons are shorter.

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