9781793601049 (electronic book) 9781793601032 (hardback) 1793601046
Bias in the Law addresses racial bias across the full roster of criminal justice actors-from legislators to community members to police officers, from prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys to judges and jurors. The result is a key entry into understanding bias in the law, how such bias impacts outcomes, and what can be done.
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The criminal justice system as an instrument of oppression : a social dominance perspective / Jim Sidanius, Gregory Davis, and Asma Ghani A telephone game : how racial bias affects 911 calls / Oana D. Dumitru and Tessa V. West Implicit bias, the power of institutions, and how to reduce racial disparities in policing / Rebecca C. Hetey Racial and ethnic disparities in prosecution, and what can be done to change the status quo / Besiki Luka Kutateladze Racial bias, the defense, and the challenge of understanding / Andrea D. Lyon and Mortime Smith Biases in judicial decision-making / Naci Mocan The effects of racial bias and jury diversity on juror decision-making / Amanda Nicholson Bergold and Margaret Bull Kovera Racial disparities in drug sanctions : sources and solutions / Ojmarrh Mitchell Technology in the legal system : uses and abuses / Joseph Avery and Joel Cooper Promoting fairness? : examining the efficacy of implicit bias training in the criminal justice system / Rachel D. Godsil About the contributors.
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