Black codes and broken windows: The legacy of racial

Stewart, Gary
May 1998
Yale Law Journal;May98, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p2249
Academic Journal
Examines the trend among municipal government units to use broad civil injunctions to fight the criminal activity of gangs in the United States. Illustration of California's actions against criminal activity of gangs; Correlation between vagrancy law and civil injunctions used against gangs; Discussion of the theory of aversive racism to explain the apparent racism in the use of civil injunctions against gangs.


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