18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System – No. 4 Juvenile Arrests

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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. Juvenile Arrests

Black youth are twice as likely to be arrested for crimes in school as white kids, over 2.5 times as likely to be arrested for curfew violations as white kids, twice as likely as white kids to be arrested for all crimes, and much more likely to be held in detention than white kids, according to the Sentencing Project.

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