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Inequality in the criminal justice system concerning race

A discussion on inequality in the criminal justice system concerning race. Analyzed are the three videos listed below.

Links:
- http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/12/opinion/100000001601732/the-scars-of-stop-and-frisk.html
- http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=6953414
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQHdbW36XjE

The video illustrates extraordinary inequalities in the criminal justice system. To what extent do these disparities exist? What helps to explain the differential treatment that persists between races? What laws or policies might one enact that might serve to eradicate these inequalities?

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From the information contained in the videos, the extent to which the disparities in inequality in the criminal justice system exist is very large and far-reaching. One of the primary reasons for the tremendous disparity in the inequitable treatment of individuals in the criminal justice system is due to economic or financial factors, which essentially mean that the greater the financial resources that an individual has the greater the odds that that individual will receive fair treatment within the system. This is due to the fact that that the individual will be ...

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The inequality in the criminal justice system concerning race are determined. The differential treatment that persists between races are provided.

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