Michigan State Professor Finds Racial Disparity in Military Death Sentences

March 2012
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (BruCon Publishing Co.);3/1/2012, p5
The article reports that according to the research conducted by Catherine Grosso, associate professor of law at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, Blacks and other minorities in the military are twice as likely compared to Whites, to be sentenced to death.


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