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Resource ID: #8348
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Times-Union (Albany, N.Y.)
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Times Union (Albany, N.Y.) conducts a computer analysis of New York State's first-time drug offenders; finds that blacks and latinos are 65 percent more likely to be sent to jail than whites; 90 percent of drug arrests were made in two primarily black neighborhoods, May 19 - 20 and Dec. 22 - 23, 1991.

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