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Resource ID: #24330
Subject: Courts
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: 12/13/2009; 12/14/2009; 12/15/2009; 12/16/2009; 10/2010



This series “documented a Philadelphia court system deep in crisis.” The court system has the “nation's lowest conviction rates, highest fugitives rates, endemic witness intimidation and a failure to punish crimes of gun violence.” To produce these results, the Inquirer conducted data analysis and found the rates from murder, rape, assault, robbery and illegal gun possession.

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