18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System – No. 17 Hiring People With Criminal Records

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By Bill Quigley – Law Professor, Loyola University New Orleans

SOURCE: Huffington Post – 18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System

  1. Hiring People With Criminal Records

Having a criminal record hurts a person’s ability to get a job ― but it hurts black men worse. In fact, white men with a criminal record have a better chance of getting a positive response in a job search than black men without a criminal record. This has been confirmed by a study of 6,000 applications in Arizona and an earlier study in Milwaukee and New York City.

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