TITLE

New York study finds that minority defendants are given harsher sentences than whites

PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Jet;4/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 24, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that minority defendants in the state of New York received harsher sentences than whites, according to a study on arrests from July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1992. Extra jail sentences due to the disparity; Response of Governor George Pataki's aides to the study.
ACCESSION #
9605062611

 

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