The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, December 17 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #8571
Subject: Discrimination
Source: Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.)



San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News series titled "The Color of Justice" finds as more criminal cases are decided by plea bargain, whites as a group get significantly better deals than Hispanics or blacks who are accused of similar crimes and have similar criminal backgrounds; a computer study of 700,000 cases from 1981 to 1991 shows a clear pattern of inequality, Dec. 8, 1991.

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram