18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System – No. 2 Police Searches

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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. Police Searches

Once stopped, during traffic stops, 3 times as many Black and Hispanic drivers were searched as white drivers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. According to the same U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, white drivers were also given tickets at a slightly lower rate than Black and Hispanic drivers.

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